Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Black-eared Wheatear

Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Spanish Wheatear, Black-throated Wheatear, Spanish Black-thoated Wheatear
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lesvos Island, Greece - May, 2003 © Ben van den Broek  Syria - Apr 25, 2006 © Aurélien Audevard  Syria - Apr 25, 2006 © Aurélien Audevard 
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S. Europe and nw. Africa to se. Asia;
(1) S. Europe from s. Portugal and s. Spain, s. France Sicily, Italy, the former Yugoslavia, Greece, and nw. Africa in nw. Mauritania, Morocco, n. algeria and Tunisia to nw. Libya.
Winters in w. Africa.
(2) E. Europe w. and s. Romania, Turkey, Crete, Middle East in n. Iraq, w. and s. Iran and Transcaucasus.
Winters in ne. and w. Africa.


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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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