Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: White-tailed Wheatear

White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga

Described by: Brehm, C. L. (1855)
Alternate common name(s): White-rumped Black Wheatear, White-crowned Black Wheatear, White-crowned Wheatear, White-rumped Wheatear
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Eilat, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Eilat, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Mhamid, Morocco - Mar 13, 2004 © Alain Fossť  Tunisia - Jan, 1992 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Saharan Africa and Arabian Peninsula;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sahara Desert of se. Morocco, inland n. Algeria and Tunisia (Jbil National Park).
(2) Egypt, Sinai Peninsula n. to the Dead Sea. Isolated populations in Saudi Arabia (Red Sea) and possibly s. Iraq and sw. Iran.
(3) Rio de Oro, s. Mauritania, n. Mali, s. Niger, c. Chad, n. Sudan, ne. Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Frans van der Veen


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


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