August 18, 2022

World’s Most Endangered Yellow Breasted Bunting Spotted in Cambodia

The world's most endangered bird "Yellow Breasted Bunting" has been found settling down at Boeung Prek Lapov Landscape Protection Area in Takeo province.

In January, thousands of the bird species still continue to come back to feed and stay in the area.

According to the BirdLife International Cambodia Programme, from December 2020 to April 2021, over 2,000 yellow breasted buntings were recorded in the area wherein they can support their survival.

Yellow breasted buntings flied passing many countries, and they are always spotted in Cambodia from November to April.

The bird's habitats include grassland, forest bushes (reeds), plain and agricultural areas and waterfront.

The number of that bird species has decreased 80 percent in the past years.

It breeds in Europe, North Asia, then migrates to Asian region (Wintering Migration) for feed such as Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press