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Rock Bunting

Emberiza cia

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Open dry rocky mountainous areas.

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2 Comments

S_Nem
S_Nem 9 years ago

:)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

nice spotting,

S_Nem
Spotted by
S_Nem

Himachal Pradesh, India

Spotted on Jun 18, 2012
Submitted on Jun 27, 2012

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