Cirl bunting from John Gould's Birds of Great Britain, 1862-73

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Cirl Bunting nest from Oliver's New Zealand Birds, 1955
Taxonomy
Kingdom:
Animalia.
Phylum:
Chordata.
Class:
Aves.
Order:
Passeriformes.
Family:
Emberizidae.
Genera:
Emberiza.
Species:
cirlus.
Sub Species:

Song:  — 

 Viking Sevenseas

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Other common names:  — 

french yellow–hammer, black-throated yellowhammer.

Description:  — 

Introduced bird

16 cm, 25 g; white outer tail feathers, rump greyish olive, adult male distinct black throat.

Where to find:  — 

Confined to Marlborough and Central Otago.

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Illustration description: — 

 

Gould, John, Birds of Great Britain, 1862–73.

Oliver, W.R.B., New Zealand Birds, 1955.

Reference(s): — 

 

Heather, B., & Robertson, H., Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand, 2000.

Oliver, W.R.B., New Zealand Birds, 1955.

F.W.Hutton & James Drummond, The Animals of NZ., 1923.

Page date & version: — 

 

Friday, 26 August, 2016; ver2009v1

 
 
 

©  2005    Narena Olliver,    new zealand birds limited,     Greytown, New Zealand.