Ortolan Bunting

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Ortolan Bunting

Relatively long-billed, rather round-headed, and rather plump medium sized bunting

Ortolan Bunting shows extensive yellow on throat and green/grey tone to head

Spring migration much more conspicuous in most areas. Passage through west and central Mediterranean late March to mid-May with most in 2nd half of Apr

Seen at Eskikoy Rocky Outcrop and Okcular Walk in April

Classification :

Reduced Chance (RC) May see it,  bird may be transient at many of the sites, low in numbers , may be seasonal, and a little luck is required.

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