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Northern Reed Bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus passerina (Pallas, 1771)

Камышовая овсянка | Қамыс сұлыкеші

Almaty oblast. Ile river.
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Bill is short and thin, as in schoeniclus. Upper parts is lighter, black strips on mantle is narrower, light borders of mantle feathers are pure-buffy, less brown-buffy; flanks streacks are more buffy, less black than in schoeniclus.


Widespread in Kazakhstan on migration; wintering in north to Mangyshlak, Syrdarya valley, Kurgaldzhino lakes and in lower course of Karatal river. Details of distribution are 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 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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