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reed bunting

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noun
an Old World bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus, inhabiting marshy areas.
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Origin of reed bunting

First recorded in 1775–85

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British Dictionary definitions for reed bunting

reed bunting

noun
a common European bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus, that occurs near reed beds and has a brown streaked plumage with, in the male, a black head
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