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Golden-breasted Bunting

Emberiza flaviventris

Description:

Another bunting found in Namibia, this one boldly coloured and easily distinguished. Male, featured here, sports black-and-white striped head, chestnut coloured back and golden-yellow coloured belows, throat and belly, while there is a large orange coloured bande on chest. Female is a bit duller.

Habitat:

Observed in Kunene region, north west of Namibia, in gardens of a camp where we were staying; these gardens leading to an arid acacia tree-and-shrub landscape beyond. The region is still very dry (but still magnificent and rich in wildlife) at the moment, following a three-year dry-spell.


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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Kunene Region, Namibia

Lat: -20.38, Long: 15.02

Spotted on Feb 20, 2020
Submitted on Mar 23, 2020

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