Bunting, Siberian Meadow Bunting
Russian: Красноухая овсенка
French: Bruant a longue queue
Mongolian: Шархөмсөгт хөмрөг
Japanese: ホオジロ (Hojiro)
Body length: 15-18 cm
Resident breeder /partial migrant
Egg number: 3-5
Egg color: Bluish pale grey with dark brown
lines, or blurred markings.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Grasshoppers, beetles, spiders, their
larvae and seeds of various plants.
Habitat: Breeding habitats are tall grasses
and bushes on dry mountain slopes with thickets, scattered bushes, tall cover,
boulders and high rocks and cliffs at the edges of mountain taiga forests,
forest steppe, mountain slopes in dry mountain steppe and desert steppe.