Little Bunting

Emberiza pusilla

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Emberizids (Emberizidae)

Code 4

LIBU

Code 6

EMBPUS

ITIS

HEAD

Little Bunting Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown to brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Eyering, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Chestnut with black border.
  • Forehead Color: Chestnut with black border.
  • Nape Color: Chestnut with black border.
  • Throat Color: Pale chestnut
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Little Bunting Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-14 cm (5-5.5 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White with heavy brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown with black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Little Bunting Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift bouncy flight on rapidly beating wings alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to body.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-22 cm (8-8.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Leg Color: Pink
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