Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin

Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes

Described by: Temminck (1820)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous-tailed Scrub-robin, Rufous Bush-robin, Rufous Bushchat, Grayish Scrub-robin, Greyish Scrub-robin, Rufous Scrub-robin, Rufous-tailed Bush-robin, Gray-backed Scrub-robin, Grey-backed Scrub-robin
Old scientific name(s): Erythropygia galactotes


Location unknown - Date unknown © Kees Bakker  Syria - Apr 23, 2006 © Aurélien Audevard  Syria - Apr 23, 2006 © Aurélien Audevard 
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Sw. and se. Europe, n. Africa through the Middle East to c. Asia;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) W. Mediterranean region of Europe from the s. Spain and North Africa in n. Mauritania and Morocco.
Winters s. of the Sahara.
(2) E. Mediterranean in se. Europe (Balkans), Turkey, s. to n. Syria, n. and c. Egypt (Nile River valley) s. to n. Sahara, and n. Arabia.
Winters in e. Africa.
(3) S. Saudia Arabia and Iran through Transcaucasus, n. to ec. Caspian Sea, Aral Sea and Lake Balkhash, and the Middle East to n. Pakistan s. to Baluchistan, and nw. India.


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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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