Birds of the World

Emberizidae : Buntings & New World Sparrows

Corn Bunting

Emberiza calandra

Espera, Spain - March 2015

Espera, Spain - March 2015

Espera, Spain - March 2015

Lesvos, Greece - May 2006

Duraton, Spain - May 2005

Corn Buntings are an abundant bird on the Spanish plains. Like most seed-eating birds, they feed their young on a mainly insect diet and in early May can be seen busily transporting beakfuls of grasshoppers and caterpillars to their nests.

Trujillo, Spain - May 2005

Trujillo, Spain - May 2005