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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




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



North East Iran breeding region



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



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



Less friendly and flies far when seen.



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


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