Tag: Buntings, American sparrows and allies

Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Emberizidae | [latin] Emberiza rustica | [UK] Rustic Bunting | [FR] Bruant rustique | [DE] Waldammer | [ES] Escribano rustico | [NL] Bosgors Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Medium-sized, rather upstanding, perky bunting, with rather square or peaked crown. All plumages show silky-white underparts white underparts with bold pattern of spots […]

Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Emberizidae | [latin] Ammodramus maritimus | [UK] Seaside Sparrow | [FR] Pinson maritime | [DE] Strandammer | [ES] Sabanero marino | [NL] Kweldergors Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Ammodramus maritimus NA e, s USA coasts Ammodramus maritimus fisheri Ammodramus maritimus juncicola Ammodramus maritimus macgillivraii […]

Slate-coloured Seedeater (Sporophila schistacea)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Thraupidae | [latin] Sporophila schistacea | [UK] Slate-coloured Seedeater | [FR] Sporophile ardoise | [DE] Schieferpfaffchen | [ES] Espiguero Apizarrado | [NL] Leigrijs Dikbekje Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics The male Slate-coloured Seedeater is grey, with older males significantly darker than young […]

McCowns Longspur (Rhynchophanes mccownii)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Calcariidae | [latin] Rhynchophanes mccownii | [UK] McCowns Longspur | [FR] Bruant a collier gris | [DE] McCown-Spornammer | [ES] Escribano de McCown | [NL] Mccowns IJsgors Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Calcarius mccownii Rhynchophanes mccownii NA c to n Mexico Physical charateristics Male, […]

McKays Bunting (Plectrophenax hyperboreus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Calcariidae | [latin] Plectrophenax hyperboreus | [UK] McKays Bunting | [FR] Bruant boreal | [DE] Bering-Schneeammer | [ES] Escribano de McKay | [NL] Mc.Kay’s Sneeuwgors Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Spiza hyperboreus Plectrophenax hyperboreus Plectrophenax hyperboreus NA Alaska Physical charateristics An Alaskan specialty. The […]

Olive Sparrow (Arremonops rufivirgatus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Emberizidae | [latin] Arremonops rufivirgatus | [UK] Olive Sparrow | [FR] Bruant olive | [DE] Olivrucken-Ammer | [ES] Arrocero Olivo | [NL] Olive Sparrow Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Arremonops rufivirgatus NA, MA s Texas to Costa Rica Arremonops rufivirgatus chiapensis Arremonops rufivirgatus crassirostris […]

Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Emberizidae | [latin] Emberiza hortulana | [UK] Ortolan Bunting | [FR] Bruant ortolan | [DE] Ortolan | [ES] Escribano Hortelano | [NL] Ortolaan Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Relatively long-billed, rather round-headed, and rather plump bunting. Epitome of trio which also includes E. buchanani and E. caesia and displays in all […]

Stripe-tailed Yellow-finch (Sicalis citrina)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Thraupidae | [latin] Sicalis citrina | [UK] Stripe-tailed Yellow-finch | [FR] Bouton d’or a queue rayee | [DE] Zitronen-Gilbammer | [ES] Semillero de Cola Rayada | [NL] Witstaartsafraangors Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics The male is olive-brown above with a lemon-yellow forecrown. […]