Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica


BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Copete, J.L., Garcia, E.F.J. and Sharpe, C.J. 2016. Rustic Bunting (Emberiza rustica). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Dale, S. and Hansen, K. 2013. Population decline in the Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica in Norway. Ornis Fennica 90: 193-202.

EDENIUS, L., CHOI, C.-Y., HEIM, W., JAAKKONEN, T., DE JONG, A., OZAKI, K. and ROBERGE, J.-M. 2016. The next common and widespread bunting to go? Global population decline in the Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica. Bird Conservation International doi: 10.1017/S0959270916000046: 1-10.

Hagemeijer, E.J.M. and Blair, M.J. 1997. The EBCC atlas of European breeding birds: their distribution and abundance. T. and A. D. Poyser, London.

Kamp, J., Oppel, S., Ananin, A. A., Durnev, Y. A., Gashev, S. N., Hölzel, N. 2015. Global population collapse in a superabundant migratory bird and illegal trapping in Chin. Conservation Biology DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12537.

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Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

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BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Emberiza rustica. Downloaded from on 19/09/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/09/2018.