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Emberiza aureola (Pallas, 1773) – Yellow-breasted Bunting

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is very rare. It inhabits inland wetlands and grasslands with tall vegetation. It is migratory, breeding in Kazakhstan, Mongolia and wintering in India, Nepal, Laos, Singapore, and Malaysia. It is now possibly extinct in Finland. Its migratory route also includes West Europe and the Middle East Asian countries (BirdLife International 2017).

Conservation Status:


This species is listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, the current population size is unknown. The primary threat to its persistence comes from excessive hunting and trapping along the migratory route and on wintering grounds for food. Another threat is habitat disturbances due to large-scale agriculture (BirdLife International 2017).

References:
BirdLife International 2017. Emberiza aureola . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22720966A119335690. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22720966A119335690.en. Accessed on 30 January 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. and A. Bayani. 2020. Emberiza aureola (Pallas, 1773) – Yellow-breasted Bunting. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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