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Saxicola rubicola Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
13 cm Length
temperate lowland & montane moist forest. dry forest, dry & moist shrubland, grassland, rocky areas, heathland. Up to 3200 m. Range:- Western Europe, including Great Britain, North Africa & the Middle East.

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3 - 6 eggs, incubation 13 - 14 days, fledging 14 - 15 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms. Food  
6645 - TSN: 554448 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status


Saxicola rubicola
Saxicola rubicola rubicola
Saxicola rubicola hibernans

  • Saxicola rubicola rubicola: W and S Europe and North Africa; > to Middle East
  • Saxicola rubicola hibernans: Britain, Ireland, coastal W France and W coast of Iberian Pen.
  • Source: Clements checklist 2012

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