Cinnamon-breasted bunting

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Cinnamon-breasted bunting
Emberiza tahapisi by Derek Keats.jpg
At Pilanesberg National Park
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Emberiza
E. tahapisi
Binomial name
Emberiza tahapisi
Smith, 1836

The cinnamon-breasted bunting (Emberiza tahapisi), or cinnamon-breasted rock-bunting, is a species of bird in the family Emberizidae.


It is found in eastern and southern Africa and also the south-western Arabian Peninsula.


Its natural habitats are dry savannah, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

Feeding on grass seed in the Kruger N. P., South Africa


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Emberiza tahapisi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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