Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Northern Wheatear
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Wheatear, Common Wheatear, Eurasian Wheatear, European Wheatear, Black-throated Wheatear, Seebohm's Wheatear
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeHolarctic s. in Europe and Asia;
(1) Ne. Canada (c. Ellesmere Is. s. to the Boothia Peninsula, se. Keewatin, e. and s. Baffin Is. n. Quebec and Labrador). Greenland. Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Faeroe Is.
Winters in w. Africa (mainly in Senegal, and Sierra Leone to Mali).
(2) N. and c. Europe in the British Isles, n. Scandinavia e. across n. Russia including Novaya Zemlya and n. Siberia to Chokotski Peninsula s. to s. Spain and Balearic Is., e. Mediterranean is., Iran, n. Kazakhstan, w. China, Mongolia, c. Siberia (Lake Baikal) to Transbaicalia and the Sea of Okhotsk. Nw. North America (Alaska, nw. Canada from n. Yukon, nw. Mackenzie s. to w. and sc. Alaska (Kenai Peninsula) and s. Yukon.
Winters in n. and c. Africa, Israel, Egypt, Arabia, and India.
(3) Nw. Africa in c. and n. Morocco and ne. Algeria.
Winters in w. Africa (mainly in sw. Mauritania and Senegal).
(4) S. Europe in Mediterranean region (Turkey and Lebanon), Asia Minor, Levant, Transcaucasia, n. Irag, n. Iran, Turkmenistan, n. Afghanistan, Tien Shan, Mongolia, s. Transbaikalia, and n. China (Xinjiang e. to Shanxi).
Winters in n. tropical Africa and Mesopotamia;
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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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