Jankowski's Bunting, pic by Zhu Lei
Jankowski's Bunting Emberiza jankowskii is less well known than Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus, which has featured in these pages quite a lot over the past 18 months, but its current plight appears to be equally serious. In brief, this striking bunting, once described as locally common across its range, including Far Eastern Russia, northeas

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