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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bun·ting n.  Zool. A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidæ).
 Note:Among European species are the common or corn bunting (Emberiza miliaria); the ortolan (Emberiza hortulana); the cirl (Emberiza cirlus); and the black-headed (Granitivora melanocephala). American species are the bay-winged or grass (Poöcætes gramineus or Poœcetes gramineus); the black-throated (Spiza Americana); the towhee bunting or chewink (Pipilo); the snow bunting (Plectrophanax nivalis); the rice bunting or bobolink, and others. See Ortolan, Chewick, Snow bunting, Lark bunting.