Slaty bunting

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Slaty bunting
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Latoucheornis
(Bangs, 1931)
Species: L. siemsseni
Binomial name
Latoucheornis siemsseni
(Martens, 1906)

Emberiza siemsseni

The slaty bunting (Latoucheornis siemsseni) is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is usually considered monotypic within the genus Latoucheornis, though some taxonomists place it in the genus Emberiza.[2]


It is endemic to China.[1]


Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Latoucheornis siemsseni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Byers, Clive; Olsson, Urban; Curson, Jon (1995). Buntings and Sparrows. London, UK: Pica Press. pp. 105–106.