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Little Bunting Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Emberiza aureola
Family : Emberizidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bushes
Description : The Little Bunting is a small brown streaked passerine with chestnut cheeks and crown stripes (length 14 cm, weight 13.5 g, wing 7 cm, bill 1.2 cm, tarsus 2 cm, tail 5.7 cm approximately). The adult is grey-brown above with dark brown streaks, indistinct pale wing-bars on the median and greater-coverts, and white outer tail feathers. In breeding plumage it has a chestnut crownstripe, supercilium, lores, chin and ear-coverts; prominent black lateral crown stripes, and a pale eye-ring. The rest of the underpars are whitish-buff, finely streaked with blackish on the breast and flanks. It forages in trees and bushes, feeding on insects and seed. It breeds in Siberia in June-July and nests on the ground in a grass tussock
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Sharmin Rahman,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Pavel Shukov(www.inaturalist.org/people/Pavel Shukov),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.