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Reed Bunting - male (Emberiza schoeniclus)
Photo by Andrew,Tain, Ross-shire
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Photo taken 16/04/04 Tain, Rosshire ,Scotland
March/April is the time when Reed Buntings move back onto their breeding grounds. They breed in dense reed beds near to water. They have 2-3 clutches a year. 4-7 eggs are laid and incubated for 12-14 days. The young fledge at 10-13 days.
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