Yellowhammer

Emberiza citrinella - Bruant jaune

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Emberizidés

  • Genus
    :

    Emberiza

  • Species
    :

    citrinella

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 24 à 30 g
Longevity

12 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Emberiza citrinella caliginosa (w and n British Isles)
  • Emberiza citrinella citrinella (se England and w continental Europe to nw Russia and Poland south to the Balkans)
  • Emberiza citrinella erythrogenys (e Europe to sc Siberia)

Foreign names

  • Bruant jaune,
  • Escribano Cerillo,
  • Escrevedeira-amarela,
  • Goldammer,
  • Citromsármány,
  • Geelgors,
  • Zigolo giallo,
  • Gulsparv,
  • Gulspurv,
  • strnádka obyčajná,
  • strnad obecný,
  • Gulspurv,
  • keltasirkku,
  • verderola,
  • Gultittlingur,
  • trznadel (zwyczajny),
  • dzeltenā stērste,
  • rumeni strnad,
  • Обыкновенная овсянка,
  • キアオジ,
  • 黄鹀,
  • 黃鵐,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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