Bunting, Cretzschmar’s


Name: Bunting, Cretzschmar’s

Scientific name: Emberiza caesia

Type: Bunting

Color: Brown,Grey,Orange

Habitat: Fields

Size: 16.5cm

Conservation status:



Resembles a bright version of Ortolan Bunting. Male has bright blue-grey head and breast band framing rusty orange throat, rufous rump, a rufous-buff vent and undertail coverts. Belly orange-chestnut, blackish brown tertials with clear-cut rufous-chestnut notched fringe. Female duller, often with traces of ash-grey on head, some grey on streaked breast. Compare with Ortolan Bunting.

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