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Rock Bunting Emberiza cia   - Male
Rock Bunting
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :Chitkul, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date : 9 April 2014
English synonyms:Eurasian Rock Bunting, Eurasian Rock-Bunting, European Rock Bunting, Meadow Rock-Bunting, Western Rock Bunting
Bird Family :Emberizini - Buntings & Allies
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A Rock Bunting on an ice covered rock basking in the first rays of the rising sun from Chitkul - with some Russet Sparrows feeding on the icy roads down below and a clamorous flock of Variegated Laughingthrushes, all supervised by 5-6 Himalayan Griffons flying up close in the sky. - JK