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Northern Reed Bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus schoeniclus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Камышовая овсянка | Қамыс сұлыкеші

Kyzylkol lake, Suzak region, South-Kazakhstan oblast
© Andrey Kovalenko


Bill is as in passerina, short and thin. Upperparts are darker, black strips on mantle are broader, light borders on mantle feathers are more brownish-buff, less pure-buffy, the streaks on body-flanks are more black, less buffy than in passerina.


Widespread in Kazakhstan on migration, winters in north to Mangyshlak, Syrdarya valley and in lower course 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 passerina
(Pallas, 1771)
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Emberiza schoeniclus pallidor
(Hartert, 1904)
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Emberiza schoeniclus pyrrhuloides
(Pallas, 1811)
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Emberiza schoeniclus harterti
(Sushkin, 1906)
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