French: Bruant à sourcils jaunes German: Gelbbrauenammer Spanish: Escribano cejigualdo
Daurian Range, southern Chita, south-eastern Siberia, Russia
E Siberia from Irkutsk, R Nizhnyaya Tunguska and Bratsk E to R Vilyuy and Yakutsk, S to Chamar Daban range (S of L Baikal) and Stanovoy Mts; possibly also NE Mongolia#R. Winters in S & E China.
13–15 cm; 15–24 g. Medium-sized bunting, similar in size to E. rustica, but with somewhat bigger head and stouter bill. Male breeding has striking head pattern, with... read more
Song, from perch in tree in dense forest, short, often starts with characteristic clear drawn-out... read more
In area of middle R Yenisey, inhabits open taiga on slopes of river valleys and on overgrowing... read more
Food and feeding
Diet during breeding little known, presumably composed of an array of different flying insects and spiders (Araneae); these make up... read more
Season begins late, usually during mid-Jun (some from beginning of Jun), dates of first clutches extending to mid-Jul, and recently fledged... read more
Migratory; winters S & E China, accidentally S to Hong Kong. Breeding areas mostly deserted by... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to rare in most of range; locally common in area of middle Yenisey. Reports of this species during breeding period in areas... read more
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