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Rock Bunting, escribano montesino

Emberiza cia


This bird is 16cm in length. The breeding male has chestnut upperparts, unmarked deep buff underparts, and a pale grey head marked with black striping. The female Rock Bunting is a washed-out version of the male, with paler underparts, a grey-brown back and a less contrasted head. The juvenile is similar to the female, but with a streaked head.


Rock Bunting breeds in open dry rocky mountainous areas. Parque nacional de Monfragüe


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/250 sec. f/8 ISO Speed Rating: 200. Focal Length: 300.0 mm.

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arlanda 5 years ago

Gracias Marta

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

¡Preciosa serie!

arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Satyen

Wild Things
Wild Things 5 years ago

Lovely clicks.

Serradilla, Extremadura, Spain

Lat: 39.84, Long: -6.05

Spotted on Apr 1, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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