Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Pied Bushchat

Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Pied Stonechat, Black Bushchat, Pied Chat
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Eilat Bird Reserve, Israel - Mar 20, 2002 © Joseph W. Hammond  India - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Sumba Island, Indonesia - Nov, 2005 © Mehd Halaouate  Sumba Island, Indonesia - Nov, 2005 © Mehd Halaouate  Sumba Island, Indonesia - Nov, 2005 © Mehd Halaouate 
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C. to se. Asia, Philippines, Java and the Lesser Sundas to New Guinea;
Fragmented island distribution;
(1) Sw. Asia from Aral Sea and e. Transcaspia e. to s. Turkestan, e. Iran, Afghanistan and ne. Arabia.
Winters in Iran and Pakistan.
(2) Pakistan.
Winters in n. and c. India.
(3) C. India, Burma, n. Thailand, sw. China, Laos, Cambodia, and s. Vietnam.
(4) S. India.
(5) Sri Lanka.
(6) Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Lubang, Bantayan, and Cebu).
(7) Philippines (Negros, Bohol, Siquijor, Ticao, Camiguin Sur).
(8) Philippines (c. Mindanao).
(9) Java and the Lesser Sundas (Flores to Alor).
(10) Lesser Sundas (Kisar, Wetar, Savu and Timor Is.).
(11) Sumba Is.
(12) Sulawesi, Saleyer Is. and Butung Is.
(13) Babar Is.
(14) N. New Guinea (n. coastal lowlands from Humboldt Bay to Huon Peninsula) and Bismarck Archipelago (Long Is., e. New Britain, Watom Is. and s. New Ireland).
(15) Wc. New Guinea (mid-mountain grasslands from the Snow Mountains to c. highlands).
(16) Ec. and e. New Guinea (se. ranges).


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


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