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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Crested bunting

Binomial name: Melophus lathami, John Edward Gray, 1831

The crested bunting (Emberiza lathami) is a species of bird in the family Emberizidae, from the northern regions of the Indian Subcontinent stretching eastward to Southeast Asia.

Range

It is found from the Himalayas eastwards to highland areas of Southeast Asia.

Habitat

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Emberizidae
Genus
Melophus
Species
Melophus lathami

Synonyms

  • Emberiza lathami

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Crested bunting, Melophus lathami in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Fa Luang District, Chiang Rai
  • Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
  • Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
Range map of Melophus lathami in Thailand