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An Ortolan rests on the ground
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Image details:  
Image Description: An Ortolan rests on the ground
Image notes: This lone Ortolan studies the Yell landscape.
Species in Image: Ortolan Bunting
Date: 1987
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc02067

General details:  
Common Name Ortolan Bunting
Latin Name Emberiza hortulana
Latin Group Name Passeriformes
Latin Family Name Emberizidae
Common Family Name Buntings
Description Very scarce passage migrant. Records have been annual since the 1960s. Breeding over much of Europe and the Middle East they winter in Africa south of the Sahara.
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