Black-faced Bunting

It breeds in southern Siberia across to northern China and northern Japan. It is migratory, wintering in northeast India, southern China and northern southeast Asia. It is a very rare wanderer to western Europe.

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The Black-faced Bunting is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Black-faced Bunting, passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae * Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, * Black-faced Grassquit, small bird of the family Emberizidae * Black-faced Grosbeak, large seed-eating bird in the cardinal family * Black-faced Monarch, passerine bird * Black-faced Solitaire, bird in the thrush family endemic to highlands in Costa Rica and western Panama More

The Black-faced Bunting, Emberiza spodocephala , is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group now separated by most modern authors from the finches, Fringillidae. It breeds in southern Siberia across to northern China and northern Japan. It is migratory, wintering in northeast India, southern China and northern southeast Asia. It is a very rare wanderer to western Europe. More

The Black-faced Bunting breeds in dense undergrowth along streams and rivers in the taiga zone, and lays four or five eggs in a ground or tree nest. Diet / Food: Its natural food consists of insects when feeding young, and otherwise seeds. Description: This bird's general appearance and terrestrial feeding habits give the impression of a Dunnock with a bunting's bill. More

Black-Faced Bunting determination Similar species Emberizidae Black-Faced Bunting | Black-Headed Bunting | Chestnut Bunting | Cinereous Bunting | Cirl Bunting | Corn Bunting | Cretzschmars Bunting | Dark-Eyed Junco | Fox Sparrow | House Bunting | Lapland Longspur | Little Bunting | Ortolan Bunting | Pallass Bunting | Pine Bunting | Red-headed Bunting | Reed More

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In: Black-faced Bunting Ca: Sit emmascarat Da: Gråhovedet Værling De: Maskenammer Es: Escribano enmascarado Fi: harmaapääsirkku Fr: Bruant masqué It: Zigolo mascherato Nl: Maskergors No: Gråhodespurv Pt: Escrevedeira-de-faces-pretas Sv: Gråhuvad sparv US: Black-faced Bunting Ru: Седоголовая овсянка Bird News Extra subscribers should log in to view an enhanced species page. More

The black-faced bunting is about 16 cm long. WING SPAN!!!!! The appearance of the male and female black-faced buntings differs. The male has a dark gray head with a mix of yellow green. His back is a dark brown streaked with black. His rump is brown and his tail is also a dark brown. Underneath it looks greenish yellow streaked with brown. The female has a dark brown head with a creamy yellow eyebrow. Underneath her it is a creamy yellow heavily streaked with dark brown. More

The Black-faced Bunting, Emberiza spodocephala, is a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds in southern Siberia across to northern China and northern Japan. It is migratory, wintering in northeast India, southern China and northern southeast Asia. It winters close to water in agricultural or other open bushy habitats. This bird is about 6.3 inches long. The male has a dark gray head with a mix of yellow, green and black between the bill and eye. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Emberizidae
Genus : Emberiza
Species : spodocephala
Authority : Pallas, 1776
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