White-capped Bunting (Emberiza stewarti)
French: Bruant de Stewart
Spanish: Escribano de Stewart
Other common names: Chestnut-breasted/Stewart’s Bunting
Taxonomy: Euspiza stewarti Blyth, 1854, Landour and Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India.
Distribution: Breeds in mountains from S Kazakhstan (Karatau Range), S Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and W, N & S Kyrgyzstan S to extreme SE Turkmenistan (Kugitang Range), Afghanistan, W & N Pakistan, Kashmir and N India (NW Himachal Pradesh); winter range includes S Afghanistan and the N Punjab of Pakistan, but most move farther S into N Indian states (S to Gujarat, W Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and NE Maharashtra).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male perched and then singing Locality Chimgan Hills, Tashkent Province, Uzbekistan (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 8 May 2008 1 year ago 35 sec 4.2
Two views of a male Locality Kokpek Pass, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan (Monotypic species)
Eric Roualet 22 May 2012 49 weeks ago 16 sec 3.4
A male foraging on the ground and flying away. Locality Pangot, Nainital District, Uttarakhand, India (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 February 2008 4 years ago 12 sec 2.6
One bird on a rock
Locality Alamedin Valley, Chuy Province, Kyrgyzstan
Rémi Bigonneau 10 June 2011 1 year ago 4
Male on the tree
Locality Margalla Hills National Park, Pakistan
Zotyesz 29 October 2011 1 year ago 3.5
Locality Gujarat, India
deomurari 10 October 2007 3 years ago 3.4
A male in breeding plumage.
Locality Kokpek Pass, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan
Gennadiy Dyakin 26 May 2012 20 weeks ago 3.2
A bird on the ground.
Locality Sat Tal, Nainital District, Uttarakhand, India
Ken Havard 13 February 2008 2 years ago 2.8