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Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos   - Non-breeding male
Pine Bunting
Photographer : © Abhinav Chaudhary
Location :near Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date : 9 January 2017
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Emberizini - Buntings & Allies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Around 20 Pine Buntings were seen in a loose flock along with Rock Buntings and a single Yellowhammer. Bramblings, Chaffinches, Plain Mountain Finches and Common Wood Pigeons were also seen in the same cultivated fields.

Males are easily identifiable by chestnut in throat, supercilium and rump along with chestnut and black streaking on back and on white/ whitish underparts. - AC