Overhead a woodlark drifted in vast circles, singing as he flew.
If a woodlark stirred, he saw the shadow of its wing flit from frond to frond.
We now laid our course for the "woodlark Islands," 70 miles to the north-east.
The maiden laughed, a merry laughter like the lilt of a woodlark.
He pointed out the woodlark and the blackcap to me, and told me where he had seen and heard them.
She awoke; the woodlark was singing in the near copse—the little birds were astir, and rustling in their leafy nests.
I must add that even up to 1895 silver coins from the Dutch barque were still being found by the natives of woodlark Islands.
The skylark and woodlark are both occasional night-singers, and it is common to hear cuckoos call in the densest darkness.