Yellow-breasted Bunting

Yellow-breasted Bunting

Yellow-breasted Bunting by Valentin Katrandzhiev
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
EMBERIZIDAE
Order: 
PASSERIFORMES
Genus: 
Emberiza
Species: 
aureola
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
Pallas, 1773
Medium: 
acrylic on canvas
This species once seen widely throughout Asia and often in Europe. Over recent years this species is diminishing rapidly. It is thought that they are being hunted for food in China during the fall migration. It is imperative that the precise cause of their demise be determined and stopped before this beautiful yellow bunting becomes extinct.