Striolated Bunting (Emberiza striolata) - HBW 16, p. 521
French: Bruant striolé
Spanish: Escribano Estriado
Other common names: Striped Bunting
Taxonomy: Fringilla striolata M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823, Ambukol, Nubia, Berber, Sudan.
Often treated as conspecific with E. sahari, but constant differences in plumage and behaviour. Race jebelmarrae interpreted as an intergrade between nominate and saturatior by some workers, but others consider it synonymous with latter; situation complicated by considerable individual variation in plumage. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- striolata (M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823) - Israel and Sinai Peninsula, Arabian Peninsula, S Iran, Pakistan and NW India, and NE Sudan, Eritrea and N Somalia.
- jebelmarrae (Lynes, 1920) - NE Chad and W Sudan.
- saturatior (Sharpe, 1901) - C Sudan, SW Ethiopia and NW Kenya.
- Not Assessed Enlarge map
VideosSee all 7 videos
A male foraging on the ground Locality Fujairah National Dairy Farm (Wam Farm), Dibba, Fujairah Emirate, United Arab Emirates (ssp striolata)
Eric Roualet 25 February 2008 5 years ago 34 sec 4.3
A dorsal view of a female Locality Fujairah National Dairy Farm (Wam Farm), Dibba, Fujairah Emirate, United Arab Emirates (ssp striolata)
Eric Roualet 25 February 2008 5 years ago 13 sec 4.2
side and front view of male on the ground, near to drinking puddle Locality Moti Virani, Kutch District, Gujarat, India (ssp striolata)
Martin Kennewell 12 December 2009 3 years ago 32 sec 4
male singing from chunk of lava Locality Basaka (Metehara) Lake, Awash National Park, Ethiopia (ssp saturatior)
Martin Kennewell 27 October 2010 12 weeks ago 30 sec 3.8
A Striolated Bunting is drinking water from Gree Anbaroo Spring around Kookherd Locality Kookherd District, Bastak County, Hormozgān Province, Iran (ssp striolata)
Ghaffar 25 June 2010 2 years ago 20 sec 3.5
A female on a lava field and flying away. Locality Awash National Park, Ethiopia (ssp saturatior)
Josep del Hoyo 28 November 2005 7 years ago 12 sec 3.1
PhotosSee all 7 photos
Locality Oman (ssp striolata)
AurélienAudevard 29 October 2004 3 years ago 4.5
Thirsty bird at the watering one.
Zotyesz 4 October 2012 1 year ago 4.3
on a rock
Locality Neot Smadar, Arava Valley, Israel
Lior Kislev 28 April 2012 1 year ago 3.6
Locality Jathavera, Kutch District, Gujarat, India (ssp striolata)
jugal Tiwari 10 November 2009 3 years ago 3.5
A House Bunting is Drinking Water Around Kookherd Mountains.
Locality Iran (ssp striolata)
Ghaffar 26 July 2010 2 years ago 3
Sitting on a Rock & Singing in Summer in Zir Mountains around Kookherd
Locality Hormozgān Province, Iran (ssp striolata)
Ghaffar 26 June 2010 2 years ago 2.9