Reed Bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Emberizids (Emberizidae)

Code 4

REBU

Code 6

EMBSCH

ITIS

HEAD

Reed Bunting Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown to brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: White and black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Reed Bunting Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 15-18 cm (6-7.25 in)
  • Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White with brown streaking on flanks.
  • Upperparts: Brown with black streaking and gray rump.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Reed Bunting Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights close to vegetation, with rapid wing beats alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 23-25 cm (9-10 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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