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Males are unmistakeable with a bright yellow head and underparts, brown back streaked with black, and chestnut rump. In flight it shows white outer tail feathers. Often seen perched on top of a hedge or bush, singing. Its recent population decline make it a Red List species.
Where to see them
Found across the UK but are least abundant in the north and west, and absent from some upland areas, such as the Pennines and Highlands of Scotland, as well as some lowland areas, such as the Inner Hebrides and the Orkneys. Look in open countryside with bushes and hedgerows.
When to see them
All year round
What they eat
Seeds and insects
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This is an excellent image. I really like the POV and the bird's pose. The colors make a fine combination here. You've got a very enjoyable picture Matthew. Great work.
You managed to capture a beautiful Bunting. I do like its alert pose.
beautiful portrait, TFS Ori
- [2008-05-16 0:10]
A nice and curious Yellowhammer,nicely captured with low POV,well done and tfs
- [2008-05-16 2:57]
Interesting pose, good sharpness, bg.
Best regards, Pawel