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Home Passerines of Iran Wheatears Eastern Pied or Variable Wheatear (Oenanthe piccata)

Eastern Pied or Variable Wheatear (Oenanthe piccata)

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Eastern Pied Wheatear (Variable Wheatear). Oenanthe picata

 

 

Identification

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

 

Distribution

North East Iran breeding region

 

Taxonomy

The Variable Wheatear (Oenanthe picata) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

 

Habitat

Its natural habitat is hot deserts but breeds in higher altitude around 1000 meters of elevation.

 

Behaviour

Less friendly and flies far when seen.

 

Vocalisation

No recent document 

 

References

Guidelines for references:
1.    Birds of Iran by Eskandar Firooz
2.    Birds of Middle-East
3.    Birds of Indea

 

External Links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variable_Wheatear

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