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reed bunting

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Definition of reed bunting in English:

noun

A Eurasian bunting that frequents reed beds and hedgerows, the male having a black head and white collar.
  • Emberiza schoeniclus, family Emberizidae (subfamily Emberizinae)
Example sentences
  • Areas already under stewardship have seen a marked increase in previously declining bird species, including the stone curlew, bittern, lapwing, reed bunting, greenfinch, pipit, twite, and wagtail.
  • Other species in danger are the brown hare, skylark, linnet, reed bunting, tree sparrow, grey partridge, bullfinch, song thrush and grass-wrack pondweed.
  • The keen-eyed may also see a great spotted woodpecker or a reed bunting.

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