Passeriformes Emberizidae Yellow-Browed Bunting (Emberiza chrysophrys)
[order] Passeriformes | [family] Emberizidae | [latin] Emberiza chrysophrys | [UK] Yellow-Browed Bunting | [FR] Bruant Ã sourcils jaunes | [DE] Gelbbrauenammer | [ES] Escribano de Cejas Amarillas | [IT] Zigolo dai sopraccigli gialli | [NL] Geelbrauwgors
Blackish-brown streaks and variegated with chestnut, the hind neck greyer, the lower back, rump, and upper tail-coverts redder, with a tinge of chestnut; central rectrices brown, darker along the stem, and exteriorly edged with chestnut, rest of the tail blackish-brown, the outermost pair with a white wedge occupying the major part of the apical holf and part of base of the inner web and all the outer except a small narrow brown stripe at the tip, the penultimate with a narrow white apical wedge down the middle part of the feather; wings brown, the wing-coverts blackish, also the tertiaries, all edged with the colour of the; back, and the middle and greater coverts tipped with white : primaries edged whitish-grey, the secondaries with brown; chin and a malar stripe black; flanks and sides of breast chestnut-brown, the breast and flanks streaked with dark brown, rest of underparts white. The female is smaller, the black of the head is replaced by chestnut-brown the chin is white and the breast is more streaked. Iris brown, bill blackish on upper mandible and point of lower, base of latter flesh-coloured; legs fleshcoloured.
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It breeds in eastern Siberia, and is migratory, wintering in central and southern China. It is a very rare wanderer to western Europe.No sound impression of Yellow-Browed Bunting