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Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala   - Male in breeding plumage
Black-headed Bunting
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :in a wheat field, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 1 April 2012
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Emberizini - Buntings & Allies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This male is almost in full breeding plumage and was one of a flock of about 500 birds. March end to April is the return passage of the Black-headed Buntings, they are seen in ripe-ready to harvest fields and harvested fields of wheat. - JT