Crested bunting

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Crested bunting
Crested Bunting (Melophus lathami) Photograph By Shantanu Kuveskar.jpg
Male in Mangaon, Maharashtra, India
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Melophus
Swainson, 1837
Species: M. lathami
Binomial name
Melophus lathami
(Gray, 1831)
Synonyms

Emberiza lathami

The crested bunting (Melophus lathami) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family, from South and Southeast Asia. It is usually considered monotypic in its genus, but some taxonomists place it in the genus Emberiza.

Range[edit]

Call

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Burma, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Habitat[edit]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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