Siberian Accentor

Prunella montanella

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Accentors (Prunellidae)

Code 4

SIAC

Code 6

PRUMON

ITIS

Egg Color:

Pale blue



Number of Eggs:

3 - 4



Incubation Days:

11 - 14



Egg Incubator:

Both sexes



Nest Location:



Nest Material:

Sticks and grasses



Migration:

Migratory



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General

Siberian Accentor: Small, shy sparrow-like bird with brown-streaked upperparts, gray nape and crown with dark gray center stripe, and yellow-brown eyebrows and underparts; breast shows brown streaks. Sexes are similar. Juvenile is buff with brown streaking overall.

Range and Habitat

Siberian Accentor: This species is a native of northern Siberia on both sides of the Ural Mountains, and a casual visitor in western and northern Alaska and the outer Aleutians. It also occurs accidentally in Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Winters in Southeast Asia. Preferred habitats include mountainous country.

Breeding and Nesting

Siberian Accentor: Three to four pale blue eggs in a cup like nest built in thick shrubs, close to ground.

Foraging and Feeding

Siberian Accentor: Eats insects in summer, seeds and berries in winter mostly foraged from the ground.

Vocalization

Siberian Accentor: Song is a high, jingling warble.

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UpperpartsX
Back, rump, hindneck, wings, and crown.
BreastX
The upper front part of a bird.
CrownX
The crown is the top part of the birds head.
NapeX
Also called the hindneck or collar, it is the back of the neck where the head joins the body.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X