Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Eurasian Wryneck

Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Wryneck, Northern Wryneck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Eilat, Israel - Mar 27, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Pohja, Finland - Jul, 1997 © Esa Ervasti  Pohja, Finland - May, 1997 © Esa Ervasti 
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Temperate Palearctic;
(1) W. Europe from the British Isles and Scandinavia e. across c. Russia and c. Siberia to the Sea of Okhotsk and Sakhalin Is. then s. to n. Mediterranean region, Hungary (Borzsony), nw. Turkey, nw. Iran, s. Russia, nc. and ne. China, n. Mongolia, Manchuria, ne. Korea and n. Japan.
(2) Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica.
(3) N. Algeria.
(4) Nw. India. Winters s. to c. Africa, India (Ladakh), se. Asia, Taiwan, Hainan, s. China and s. Japan. Winters in n. tropical Africa, s. Japan and se. Asia.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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