Materials to the distribution and biology of the Yellow-breasted Bunting in Ukraine. - N.P. Knysh. - Berkut. 4 (1-2). 1995. P. 43-44.
Breeding range of this species gets to Ukraine only in the North-East. It nests in several places on the flood-lands of the Desna river for a distance of 60 km from the frontier to the village of Sobych (Shostka district). The largest nesting site is Komansky lug between the villages of Koman (Novgorod-Siversky district) and Korotchenkove (Shostka district). The number of breeding pairs fluctuated here in 1989-1994 from 4-5 to 8-9. One nest with 5 eggs was found. It is proposed to include this species in the Red Book of Ukraine. [Ukrainian].
Key words: Yellow-breasted Bunting, distribution, breeding, nest, egg.