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Yellow Bunting Alternate name
Emberiza citrinella Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Emberizidae Family
16 - 16.5cm Length
Mainly grassland and shrubland, also forest and agricultural land. North Africa, Asia & Europe. Introduced into Australia & New Zealand. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 - 5 eggs incubated in 12 - 14 days by female fledging 11 - 13 days. Both parents feed and care for young. Clutch
Seed also insects & larvae in summer. Food  
My father called it's song a little bread & no cheese. Habits
8882 World Number
Least Concern 2010 in trouble in UK Status

view photos Photo July 27, 2009 by Alan Vernon. all rights reserved          

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Yellowhammer Song
(Emberiza citrinella)
Stuart Fisher XC34540
23-05-2009, United Kingdom

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