Scientific Name: Emberiza hortulana Common Name: Ortolan Bunting Other Names: Bruan Ortolan, Ortolan
Identifying Features: Light yellow eye-ring, pink conical beak, small size, black streaked brown wings, light brown legs
- Many years ago, Ortolans were served as a gourmet dish in French cuisine.
- Their nests are constructed on ground hidden under shrubs.
This image was clicked by LUIS SITGES – via Flickr.
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