Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thrushes and Allies :: Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush

Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Common Rock-thrush, Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush, Rock Thrush, Mountain Rock-thrush, European Rock-thrush
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Alquezar, Aragon, Spain - May 6, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Lesvos Island, Greece - Apr, 2002 © Gary White  Oman - Oct 29, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard  Oman - Oct 29, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard 
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Nw. Africa across s. Europe to c. Asia;
Mountains of nw. Africa (c. and n. Morocco and c. Algeria), across s. and c. Europe in Portugal and Spain, se. France, Switzerland, Poland s. in Hungary (Zemplen) and Mediterranean region, Balkans, s. Russia (Crimea), Turkey, Near East, n. Iraq, Iran (Caucasus) s. Transcaspia, Turkestan, e. Kazakhstan and Afghanistan e. to Lake Baikal, Mongolia, and nw. and c. China (Inner Mongolia).
Winters to c. Africa, n. India, and rarely in s. Asia.


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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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