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An introduction to Wheatears of Iran, part of Old World flycatchers

Eastern Pied or Variable Wheatear (Oenanthe piccata)

Eastern Pied or Variable Wheatear (Oenanthe piccata)

 

 

Identification

Eastern Pied Wheatear also known as Variable Wheatear (Oenanthe piccata).

 

Last Updated ( Sunday, 04 October 2009 16:05 )

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Red tailed or Persian Wheatear in Iran

Red tailed or Persian Wheatear in IranRed-tailed Wheatear or Persian Wheatear was split into Persian wheatear (Oenanthe chrysopygia) and Kurdish Wheatear (Oenanthe xanthoprymna) a couple of years back. The se...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 18 August 2010 14:19 )

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Hume's Wheatear in Iran

Hume's Wheatear in IranThe Hume's Wheatear (Oenanthe albonigra) is another member in the Muscicapidae family of birds in Iran. Hume's resembles the picata race of eastern pied but the posture i...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 April 2009 13:22 )

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Wheatears of Iran

Wheatears of Iran Old World flycatchers are a large group of small passerine birds native to the Old World. They are mainly small arboreal insectivores. The appearance of these birds is v...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 09 April 2009 14:26 )

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Bird Photography in Iran

 

The avifauna of Iran includes a total of 527 species. Birds lead fascinating lives. With such a variety of species in Iran you can add beautiful photos to your collection. We’ll help you do that. Gallery coming soon...

Travel tips

Mount Damavand Wondering how to travel to Iran!?
Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979. In general, Iran has an arid climate in which most of the relatively scant annual precipitation falls from October through April.

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