Rock Bunting

Emberiza cia - Bruant fou

Bruant fou
♂ adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Emberizidés

  • Genus
    :

    Emberiza

  • Species
    :

    cia

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 24 cm.
  • Weight
    : 25 à 29 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Emberiza cia cia (c and s Europe to the Balkans and n Turkey, nw Africa)
  • Emberiza cia hordei (Greece through s Turkey and south to Israel and Jordan)
  • Emberiza cia prageri (the Caucasus, s Ukraine, e Turkey and sw and n Iran)
  • Emberiza cia par (ne Iran to c Asia, and n Pakistan)
  • Emberiza cia stracheyi (nw Himalayas to sw Tibet and Nepal)
  • Emberiza cia flemingorum (c Nepal)

Foreign names

  • Bruant fou,
  • Escribano Montesino,
  • Cia,
  • Zippammer,
  • Bajszos sármány,
  • Grijze Gors,
  • Zigolo muciatto,
  • Klippsparv,
  • Klippespurv,
  • strnádka cia,
  • strnad viničný,
  • Klippeværling,
  • vuorisirkku,
  • sit negre,
  • Steintittlingur,
  • głuszek,
  • klinšu stērste,
  • skalni strnad,
  • Горная овсянка,
  • ハイガシラホオジロ,
  • 淡灰眉岩鹀,
  • 灰眉岩鵐,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

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