Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Variable Wheatear

Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata

Described by: Blyth (1847)
Alternate common name(s): Pied Wheatear, Eastern Pied Wheatear, Pied Chat
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Sultanpur, Haryana, India - Oct 21, 2007 © Nikhil Devasar  Sultanpur National Park, Haryana, India - Nov, 2007 © Nikhil Devasar 
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Sc. Asia;
Ne. and se. Iran and Transcaspia e. to Tadshikistan, Afghanistan, w. and n. Pakistan (n. Baluchistan n. to Gilgit and Chitral) and possibly n. India.
Winters s. to s. Iran, e. Arabia and c. India.


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


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