ortolan

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ortolan

1. a brownish Old World bunting, Emberiza hortulana, regarded as a delicacy
2. any of various other small birds eaten as delicacies, esp the bobolink
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THERE was a good mixture of scarce birds through the region this week with the ortolan bunting remaining at Soldier's Point, Holyhead, until September 17.
Strong winds on Friday brought Long-tailed Skuas to Point Lynas and Pomarine Skuas to Bardsey, where visitors have seen long-staying Melodious and Icterine Warblers, and a brief Ortolan Bunting.
The exact same area produced an ortolan bunting last Monday.
Bardsey had a superb week, recording three Melodious Warblers, two Icterine Warblers, Long-eared Owl, Wryneck and an Ortolan Bunting in just a few days.