Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Yellow-browed Bunting (Emberiza chrysophrys) - HBW 16, p. 524

French: Bruant à sourcils jaunes German: Gelbbrauenammer Spanish: Escribano Cejigualdo

Taxonomy: Emberiza chrysophrys Pallas, 1776, Daurian Range, southern Chita, south-eastern Siberia, Russia.
Sometimes placed in a separate genus, Ocyris. Recent phylogenetic study suggests that this species may form part of a clade with E. tristrami, with E. variabilis as sister-species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds in E Siberia from Irkutsk, R Nizhnyaya Tunguska and Bratsk E to R Vilyuy and Yakutsk, S to Chamar Daban range (S of L Baikal) and Stanovoy Mts. Winters in S & E China.