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2009-01-05 08:02:28

More than 400 bird enthusiasts traveled to a Swedish town to see a rare yellow-browed bunting, a perching bird similar to a sparrow, an ornithologist said. The seed-eating bird, which breeds in eastern Siberia and winters in central and southern China, had never been reported in Sweden before, Expressen reported. It is a very rare wanderer to western Europe at all, with five sightings in Britain since 1998 along with a few in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, the Swedish Ornithological...

2008-10-06 21:00:17

Birds including cirl buntings and twites will also benefit from the cash, as will wetland landscapes in various parts of the country plus marine species in the Isle of Scilly, Natural England said. The Government's conservation agency will also fund projects which aim to preserve traditional orchards and moves to restore hedgerows in an attempt to help hazel dormice. The programme aims to help some of England's most threatened species and habitats in an attempt to halt the loss of...


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2008-05-12 12:15:51

The Red-headed Bunting (Emberiza bruniceps), is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds in central Asia. It is migratory, wintering in India. Its status in western Europe, where it is a potential vagrant, is confused by escapes, especially as this species is more commonly recorded than the closely related Black-headed Bunting, despite the latter have a more westerly breeding range. This bird is 6.70 inches long, larger than the Reed Bunting, and long-tailed. The...

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2008-05-12 12:13:59

The Yellow-throated Bunting (Emberiza elegans), is a species of passerine bird in the Emberizidae family of buntings. It is found in China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Myanmar, Russia, and Taiwan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical dry forests. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-05-12 12:12:42

The Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica), is a passerine bird in the Emberizidae family of buntings. It breeds across northern Europe and Asia. It is migratory, wintering in south east Asia, Japan, and eastern China. It is a rare wanderer to western Europe. This bird is similar in size to a Reed Bunting. It has white underparts with reddish flank, pink legs and a pink lower mandible. The summer male has a black head with a white throat and eyebrow-patch and a reddish breast band. The female...

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2008-05-12 12:04:48

The Little Bunting (Emberiza pusilla), is a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It is found across the taiga of the far northeast of Europe and northern Asia. It is migratory, wintering in the subtropics in northern India, southern China and the northern parts of southeast Asia. It is a rare wanderer to western Europe. This is a small bunting, averaging 5 inches in length. It has a heavily streaked brown back and white underparts with fine dark streaking. With its chestnut face and...

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2008-05-12 11:05:32

The Chestnut-breasted Bunting (Emberiza stewarti), is a species of bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Its natural habitats are boreal forests, boreal shrubland, and temperate grassland. Photo Copyright and Credit

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