A couple of cape Buntings

Siberian Meadow Bunting

Both these Bunting species are summer visitors to Hokkaido. They occur in many habitats but both can often be found together on local capes and headlands.

Chestnut-eared Bunting

These were on a cape on the west coast today. Other stuff around included Osprey, Peregrine, lots of Rhinoceros Auklet offshore, Blue Rock Thrush, Oriental Reed Warbler and 3 species of Cuckoo calling including several Lesser Cuckoo.

4 thoughts on “A couple of cape Buntings

    1. The Meadow Bunting especially. Yet it is so common in Japan that photographers pretty much ignore it.

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