Godlewski's bunting

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Godlewski's bunting
Godlewski's Bunting (Emberiza godlewskii) (16804118611).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Emberiza
E. godlewskii
Binomial name
Emberiza godlewskii

Godlewski's bunting (Emberiza godlewskii) is a species of bird in the family Emberizidae. It is named after the Polish collector Victor Godlewski who obtained a specimen of which on the basis of which it was described by Taczanowski.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in China, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Russia.


The adult's head, neck, and breast are grey over-all with a brown or black eye stripe, "mustache", and crown. Its underparts and rump are an orange/buff wash and its back is mottled orange and black. The tail is black and orange above and white beneath, with a definite notch at the end. It has a sparrow-like beak which is black above and pale below. The legs and feet are light pink.


Its natural habitat is temperate shrubland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2018). "Emberiza godlewskii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22720899A132004461. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22720899A132004461.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.