English: Lapland Bunting, Lapland Longspur Body length: 14-15.5 cm
Mongolian: Лапланд буулгатхөмрөг
French: Bruant lapon
Japanese: ツメナガホオジロ (Tsumenaga-hojiro)
Wing span: 22-28 cm
Breeding season: March-August
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Seeds of various plants.
Most wintering and passage migrant individuals gather in areas where
seeds are plenty in open forest steppe, north of desert steppe, mountain
regions and cultivated fields in Mongolia. They form flocks of up to 2,000
individuals and move around areas with thin snow cover and abundant seeds.