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Northern Reed Bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus harterti (Sushkin, 1906)

Камышовая овсянка | Қамыс сұлыкеші

East Kazakhstan area. Kurchum Ferry.
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Bill is a little less thick and massive than in pyrrhuloides, but thicker than in other races. Black mantle streaks are broader; light feather borders on mantle are darker, more buffy and less whitish than in pyrrhuloides.


Breeds in Eastern Kazakhstan, in north to Kalbinsky Altai, Chernyy Irtysh valley and Zaysan depression. Details of distribution on migration and in winter 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 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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