Corn Bunting

Emberiza calandra

Corn Bunting

Family:

Buntings

Length:

18cm

Wingspan:

26cm to 32cm

Weight:

35g to 56g

About the Corn Bunting

The largest member of the bunting family, the corn bunting is usually found sat on a post or wire on lowland farmland.

It's a fairly plump bird and in flight, legs are 'dangled'. It is unfortunately a declining species in the UK, which is why it sits on the Red List for conservation status.

What does a Corn Bunting eat?

Their diet mainly consists of insects and seeds.

Other birds in the Buntings family