Ortolan Bunting

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Common name: Ortolan Bunting
Hebrew name: גבתון גנים
Latin Name: Emberiza hortulana
Length: 11-12.5 cm
Diet: Insects
Habitat: Found in cultivated farm land, hillsides,grassy pastures.in Breeding area found on Rocky broken mt slopes
Common location: Arava Valley in spring.
Notes: Very common spring migrant and fairly common autumn migrant, Rare breeder in mt Hermon, above tree line.