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2013-01-16 10:34:55

Animals move around the globe in billions, sometimes - like the snow bunting - one of the iconic Arctic-breeding species, covering huge distances and enduring the most extreme frigid weather conditions.


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2005-06-02 08:27:16

The Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. Most modern authors now separate this family from the finches (Fringillidae). The snow bunting is an arctic specialist and it has a circumpolar arctic breeding range throughout the northern hemisphere. There is a small isolated population on the high mountaintops of Scotland. The breeding habitat is treeless moors, tundra and bare mountains. It is migratory, wintering in northern temperate...

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