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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Oenanthe deserti Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
14 - 15 cm Length
Tropical dry shrubland, savanna, hot desert, semi desert, degraded, grassland, rocky areas, arable land, rural gardens. Up to 2,700 m. Range:-

Africa, Asia, Middle East & SE Europe. Frequent vagrant to Western Europe.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
4 pale blue, slightly speckled eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms. Food  
  Habits
6670 TSN: 561647 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Arabic: الفقاقة الصحراوية, حطيبي, فقاقة البادية
Azerbaijani: Səhra çaxraxçıl
Bulgarian: Пустинно каменарче
Catalan: Còlbit gris, Còlit del desert
Valencian: Còlbit gris
Czech: Belorit pouštní, Bělořit poustní, bělořit pouštní
Welsh: Tinwen y diffaethwch
Danish: Ørkenstenpikker
German: Wüstenschmätzer, Wüstensteinschmaetzer, Wüstensteinschmätzer, Wüsten-Steinschmätzer
Greek: Ερημοπετρόκλης, Ερημοσκαλιφούρτα
Greek (Cypriot): Ερημοσκαλιφούρτα
Emiliano-romagnolo: Culbiench
English: Desert Chat, Desert Wheatear
Esperanto: dezertsaksikolo
Spanish: Collalba del Desierto, Collalba desertica, Collalba Desértica
Estonian: Kõrbe-kivitäks
Basque: Còlit del desert
Finnish: Aavikkotasku
Faroese: Oyðustólpa
French: Cul-blanc de desert, Traquet de désert, Traquet du désert
Irish: Clochrán Fásaigh
Galician: Còlit del desert , Pedreiro do deserto
Hebrew: סלעית מדבר
Hungarian: Sivatagi hantmadár
Armenian: [Anapatayin Karatrchnak ], Անապատային Քարա ռչնակ, Անապատային Քարաթռչնակ
Icelandic: Auðnadepill
Italian: Monachella del deserto
Japanese: Sabaku-bitaki, sabakuhitaki, Sabaku-hitaki
Japanese: サバクヒタキ
Georgian: უდაბნოს მეღორღია
Kazakh: Шєл тасшыбжығы, Шєл тасшымшық
Latin: Oenanthe deserti
Limburgish: Tapuut
Lithuanian: Dykuminis kultupys
Latvian: Tuksneša čakstīte
Mongolian: Цөлийн чогчоохой
Maltese: Kuda tad-Deżert
Dutch: Woestijntapuit
Norwegian: Ørkensteinskvett
Polish: bialorzytka pustynna, Białorzytka pustynna
Portuguese: Chasco-do-deserto
Russian: Pustynnaya Kamenka, Каменка пустынная, Пустынная каменка
Slovak: skaliarik púšťový
Slovenian: puščavski kupčar
Serbian: Pustinjska belka, Пустињска белка, Пустыњска белка
Swedish: Ökenstenskvätta
Swahili: Mhozo-jangwa
Turkish: Çöl kuyrukkakanı, çöl kuyrukkakany
Tuvinian: Ээн чер чыккылаазы
Chinese: [mo-ji], 漠䳭, 漠(即鸟), 漠即鸟

Sub-species
Oenanthe deserti
Oenanthe deserti albifrons
Oenanthe deserti atrogularis
Oenanthe deserti atrogularis
Oenanthe deserti deserti
Oenanthe deserti deserti
Oenanthe deserti deserti (salina)
Oenanthe deserti homochroa
Oenanthe deserti oreophila
Oenanthe deserti salina

  • Oenanthe deserti deserti: Levant
  • Oenanthe deserti atrogularis: Transcaucasia and Iran to Afghanistan and Mongolia
  • Oenanthe deserti homochroa: Deserts of North Africa (Western Sahara to W Egypt)
  • Oenanthe deserti oreophila: W China to Kashmir and Tibet; > to Pakistan and NE Africa
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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