Cabanis's bunting

Cabanis's bunting (Emberiza cabanisi) is a species of bird in the family Emberizidae.

Cabanis's bunting
Emberiza cabanisi cognominata, Menongue, Birding Weto, a.jpg
E. c. cognominata at Menongue, Angola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Emberiza
E. cabanisi
Binomial name
Emberiza cabanisi
(Reichenow, 1875)

It is found across most of sub-Saharan Africa in its natural habitats of subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savannah.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the German ornithologist Jean Louis Cabanis.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Emberiza cabanisi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22720986A94693725. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22720986A94693725.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 73–74.

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