- Emberiza tristrami
- Black head and throat
- White crown stripe
Boreal forests with bushy undergrowth.
They are omnivorous, eating both plant material and insects. Recorded as taking beetles and ants on migration.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Tristram's Bunting. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 10 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Tristram%27s_Bunting