White-capped bunting

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White-capped bunting
Chestnut-breasted Bunting.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Emberiza
Species: E. stewarti
Binomial name
Emberiza stewarti
(Blyth, 1854)
Emberiza stewarti, male (♂) in breeding plumage from Nalni, Nainital, Uttarakhand.

The white-capped bunting or chestnut-breasted bunting (Emberiza stewarti) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Its natural habitats are boreal forests, boreal shrubland, and temperate grassland.