Corn Bunting Emberiza/Miliaria calandra

Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting
The Corn Bunting is a small bird but large for a bunting. It is prevalent through much of southern and eastern Europe, the Canary Islands, North Africa and through to Central Asia.
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting
Male and female have similar plumage but the male is much larger.
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting male
They are usually resident (non-migratory).
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting male
The male Corn Bunting will sing from a high perch to declare his territory and is often polygamous.
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting male
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting
Corn Bunting male
Corn Bunting, foreground, declaring his territory, with Black Redstart (background).