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Snow Buntings Howth 26-12-17

Snow Buntings (Plectrophenax nivalis) One Of Three Birds

End Of West Pier Howth, Co.Dublin Ireland

26th/Dec/2017

 

[Authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [group] Buntings, American sparrows and allies | [order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Calcariidae | [latin] Plectrophenax nivalis | [UK] Snow Bunting | [FR] Bruant des neiges | [DE] Schneeammer | [ES] Escribano Nival | [NL] Sneeuwgors

 

Measurements

spanwidth min.: 30 cm

spanwidth max.: 33 cm

size min.: 14 cm

size max.: 16 cm

Breeding

incubation min.: 12 days

incubation max.: 13 days

fledging min.: 12 days

fledging max.: 13 days

broods 2

eggs min.: 3

eggs max.: 7

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Taken on December 26, 2017