Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Common Nightingale

Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos

Described by: Brehm, C. L. (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Nightingale, European Nightingale, Western Nightingale, Rufous Nightingale
Old scientific name(s): Erithacus megarhynchos

Photographs

Venissieux, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France - May 16, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Eilat, Israel - Mar 26, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Eilat, Israel - Mar 26, 2001 © Alain Fossť 
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Range

Nw. Africa and w. Europe across s. Europe to c. Asia;
(1) W. Europe from s. England, s. Denmark and Poland s. to nw. Africa (n. Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and ne. Libya) and the n. Mediterranean region to Crimea and Turkey.
Winters in w. and c. Africa.
(2) Syria, n. Iraq, and sw. Iran.
Winters in e. Africa.
(3) C. Asia from Caucasus and n. Caspian Sea to nw. Afghanistan and w. China (w. Sinkiang).
Winters in e. Africa.

Videos

No videos are available for this species

Sounds

Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics

References

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

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