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.
Bardsey hosted a Wryneck, Jack Snipe, Ortolan Buntings and Turtle Dove.
Over 200 species have been spotted at the reserve including Terek sandpipers, blue throats and Ortolan buntings.