English: Little Bunting
Body length: 12-13.5 cm
Mongolian: Борлог хөмрөг
French: Bruant nain
Japanese: コホオアカ (Ko-hoaka)
Wing span: 20-22 cm
Breeding visitor /passage migrant
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 4-5
Egg colour: Glossy pale purplish with dark
purplish with dark purple bold, often sparse blotches.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Terrestrial insects, their larvae and
seeds of various plants.
Habitat: Breeding habitats consist of birch
and willow scrub in tundra habitat, or in swamps and clearing of taiga forests.
Its nest is placed on the ground among shrubs, small trees and tall herbage,
often hidden among plants or grass. The nest is cup built into a small hollow,
constructed with dead leaves and grasses; lined with hair and fine grass.