Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Mourning Wheatear
Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens
Described by: Lichtenstein, M. H. K. (1823)
Alternate common name(s): White-underwinged Wheatear, Arabian Wheatear, South Arabian Wheatear, Schalow's Wheatear, Abyssinian Black Wheatear, Eastern Black Wheatear, African Wheatear, East African Wheatear
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeNw. to e. Africa, Arabian Peninsula, and s. Middle East;
Widely fragmented distribution;
(1) N. Africa from s. Morocco e. through nc. and s. Algeria, Tunisia, n. Libya and nw. Egypt.
(2) N. Egypt e. of the Nile River to Sinai Peninsula, Israel, Syria, Jordan, nw. Arabia and n. Iraq.
(3) Sw. Arabia from Taif to Yemen.
(4) S. Saudi Arabia (Hadramaut) and Oman.
(5) Ne. Somalia.
(6) Highlands of n. and c. Ethiopia and n. Somalia.
(7) Highlands of s. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.
(8) S. Iran and sw. Pakistan (Baluchistan).
Wanders to s. Egypt, n. Sudan and s. Israel.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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