White-capped Bunting

Scientific Name: Emberiza stewarti
Common Name: White-capped Bunting
Other Names: Chestnut-breasted Bunting

Identifying Features: White head, black band over eyes, white breast, brown wings, black eyebrow, small white crest, white plumage

Fun Facts:

  • White-capped Bunting mostly fly in flocks. It is not unusual to spot a group of more than 100 birds.
  • They are mostly found in boreal forests and temperate grasslands.


This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.

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