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Northern Reed Bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus pallidor (Hartert, 1904)

Камышовая овсянка | Қамыс сұлыкеші

Kostanai oblast. Karabalyk region. Toguzak river.
© Yuriy Malkov


Bill is thicker and more massive than in schoeniclus and passerina. Upperparts are lighter than in passerina. Black strips on mantle as in passerina. Light borders on mantle feathers are buffy and lighter than in passerina.


Breeds in northern Kazakhstan, in south to Chapaevo village in Ural valley, Turgay, Kokchetav upland and Irtysh valley in Osmoryzhskaya village area. In end of May 1996 observed in Kalbinskiy Altai in Sibinka valley. On migration occurs everywhere. Winters in the south of Kazakhstan, in north to Mangyshlak, Syrdarya valley and lower current of Karatal river. Details of distribution not investigated.


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Издательство Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Emberiza schoeniclus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Emberiza schoeniclus schoeniclus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Emberiza schoeniclus passerina
(Pallas, 1771)
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Emberiza schoeniclus pyrrhuloides
(Pallas, 1811)
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Emberiza schoeniclus harterti
(Sushkin, 1906)
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