Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Finsch's Wheatear

Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii

Described by: Heuglin (1869)
Alternate common name(s): Arabian Wheatear, White-backed Wheatear, Finch's Wheatear, Barnes's Wheatear, Barnes' Wheatear
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Turkey through Middle East to c. Asia;
(1) Turkey, Caucasus, w. and n. Iran, Saudi Arabia to Jordan (Yarmuk Valley, Wadi Mujib and Wadi Dana-Finan).
Winters in Iran and Pakistan.
(2) Ne. Iran, ne. Caspian Sea region to Aral Sea and sw. Turkestan, , n. Afghanistan, w. and n. Pakistan (n. Baluchistan n. to Gilgit, and Chitral).
Winters in s. Iran and Pakistan.


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


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