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Cretzschmar's Bunting
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Nine-primaried oscines
Epifamily: Icteroidae
Clade: Bunting and sparrow group
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Emberiza
Species: E. caesia
Binomial name
Emberiza caesia
Cretzschmar, 1827

The Cretzschmar's Bunting (Emberiza caesia) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae.

The name commemorates the German physician and scientist Philipp Jakob Cretzschmar who founded the Senckenberg Natural History Museum.[2]

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References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Emberiza caesia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 94. 

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