Euspiza luteola

Euspiza luteola, Sparr.

722. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 378; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p. 498 ; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 417; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 188; Swinhoe and Barnes, Central India; Ibis, 1885, p. 129.

THE RED-HEADED BUNTING.

Length, 6.75 to 7 ; wing, 3.5 ; tail, 3 ; bill at front, 0.5.

Bill pale fleshy-yellow ; irides brown ; legs brown.

The whole head, neck, and breast, rich chesnut; back and scapulars yellowish or greenish-yellow, with dark-brown striae; rump and upper tail-coverts deep-yellow, faintly streaked ; quills and tail brown; the coverts and secondaries broadly edged with pale whity brown ; quills and rectrices narrowly edged with the same ; beneath, from the breast, including the sides of the neck, rich yellow.

The Red-headed Bunting is a not uncommon cold weather visitant to all suitable portions of the Presidency. It is much addicted to frequenting cultivated lands.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Euspiza luteola
Spp Author: 
Sparr.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
271
Common name: 
Red Headed Bunting
M_ID: 
32105
M_CN: 
Red-headed Bunting
M_SN: 
Emberiza bruniceps
Term name: 
id: 
11822

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith