Distribution

yellowish undertait

• REMARK Both male and female Sugarbirds have long tails, but the male's much longer tail accounts for the 9 in (23 cm) length difference between the sexes.

• mate's long tad for aerial display

Family EMBKRIZIDAE

Species Emberiza citrinella

male displays yellow head

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male displays yellow head

1 his familiar bunting of hedgerows and farmland is identified by the yellow head and monotonous song phrase of the male. The diet consists mainly of insects and seeds, most of which are taken from the ground.

• NliST A neat cup nest of grass, lined with finer materials, and placed in the base of a hedge, in a low bush, or on the ground.

• Distribution

Most of Europe, and parts of N.VV. Africa and C. Asia.

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Yellowhammer

Plumage Sexcs diffcr

Jt Mig,a,ion Partial migrant

Family EMBERIZIDAE

Species Emberizaflav'wentris

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