Yellowhammer Animal Pictures

Emberiza citrinella

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Yellowhammer bird get scared by a bumblebee

Yellowhammer
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The yellowhammer population is decreasing due to habitat destruction.

The yellowhammer is keeping larvae of butterflies in the beak

Yellowhammer
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Yellowhammer diet consists primarily of starchy seeds, plant material, and insects.

Emberiza citrinella - yellowhammer - bunting - bird

Yellowhammer
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The yellowhammer’s most significant threat is habitat destruction from the agricultural industry, which includes a reduction in the cultivation of cereal crops and the intensification of farmland management.