Snow Bunting
Plectrophenax nivalis

– small passerine, slightly larger than a sparrow
– diurnal migrant, to lesser extend nocturnal
– migrates singly or in small, dense flocks


Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis insulea, M (above) F (left) AD
BIF1534, 22/02/2014, Kennemerduinen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze

Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis insulea, M (above) F (left) AD
BIF1535, 22/02/2014, Kennemerduinen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze

Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis insulea, F 2CY, M 2CY, M AD, F 2CY (f.l.t.r.)
BIF1533, 22/02/2014, Kennemerduinen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze

Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis insulea, M F
BIF1536, 22/02/2014, Kennemerduinen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze

Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis insulea, M F
BIF1537, 22/02/2014, Kennemerduinen, Netherlands, Mathias Putze


Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis spec, M F, flight call, excitement call
BIF1528, 18/02/2017, Cuxhaven, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector


Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis spec, M F, flight call, excitement call
BIF1530, 18/02/2017, Cuxhaven, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector


Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis spec, M F, flight call, excitement call
BIF1531, 18/02/2017, Cuxhaven, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector


Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis spec, social call, flight call
BIF1532, 18/02/2017, Cuxhaven, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Lapland Longspur (a)

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