Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Whinchat

Whinchat Saxicola rubetra

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): European Whinchat, Meadow Chat, Grass Chat
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Outer Port, Zeebrugge, Belgium - Aug 31, 2002 © Yves Baptiste  Gresse-en-Vercors, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France - Jun 9, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Modane, Savoie, Rhone-Alpes, France - May 30, 2003 © Pascal Dubois  Briollay, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Jul 12, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Briollay, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Aug 11, 2001 © Alain Fossť 
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Range

Europe to c. Asia;
British Isles and Scandinavia e. across nw. and c. Russia to cw. Siberia and s. to n. Spain, Corsica, s. Italy, former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania, e. Turkey, Crimea, Caucasus, Transcaucasus, nw. Iran and the Kirghiz steppes.
Winters in tropical and s. Africa.

Videos

No videos are available for this species

Sounds

Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
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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