Emberiza caesia (Cretzschmar, 1828)
Family: Passeriformes > Emberizidae
Somewhat similar to a small Ortolan Bunting with a grey rather than green tone to the head, Cretzschmar's Bunting is an extremely rare visitor from south-east Europe.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
This vagrant is too rarely reported to map distribution.
Occupied 10-km squares in UK
European Distribution Map
Cretzschmar's Bunting is a very rare vagrant; recent records have been in spring.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Cretzschmar's Bunting, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
|Field Codes||5-letter code: CREBU | Euring: 18680|
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