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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Saxicola ferrea Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
16 cm Length
temperate tropical lowland & montane moist forest. dry forest, dry & moist shrubland, grassland,, arable land, plantations urban areas, rural gardens. Between 1,980 - 3,300 m  Range:- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, JapanLaosMyanmarNepalPakistan, Taiwan,  Thailand & Vietnam

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6650TSN: 916350 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Brambornícek šedý, bramborníček šedý
Danish: Grĺ bynkefugl
German: Grauschmätzer, Grauschmätzer-ferrea
English: Dark-gray Bushchat, Dark-grey Bushchat, Gray Bushchat, Gray bush chat, Gray Bushchat, Grey Bushchat, Grey bush chat, Grey Bushchat, Western Dark-gray Bushchat, Western Dark-grey Bushchat
Spanish: Tarabilla Gris, Tarabilla Grís
Estonian: valgekulm-täks
Finnish: Harmaatasku
French: Tarier gris, Traquet gris
Hungarian: szürke csuk
Italian: Saltimpalo grigio, Stiaccino grigio
Japanese: Yamazaki-bitaki, yamazakihitaki, Yamazaki-hitaki
Japanese: ヤマザキヒタキ
Korean: 검은뺨딱새
Latin: Saxicola ferrea, Saxicola ferrea ferrea, Saxicola ferreus
Dutch: Grijs Paapje, Grijze Paap
Norwegian: Jernskvett
Polish: klaskawka szara, kląskawka szara
Russian: Серый чекан
Slovak: pŕhľaviar sivý
Swedish: Grĺ buskskvätta
Thai: นกยอดหญ้าสีเทา
Vietnamese: Sẻ bụi xám
Chinese: 灰叢鴝, 灰林䳭, 灰林(即鳥), 灰林(即鸟), 灰林即, 灰林即鸟, 灰林鵖

Saxicola ferrea
Saxicola ferrea ferrea
Saxicola ferrea haringtoni

  • Saxicola jerdoni harringtoni: Afghanistan to Nepal, Myanmar, S China and N Indochina
  • Saxicola ferreus: N Pakistan to S Tibet, SE China, Myanmar and N Indochina


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Grey  bushchat (Saxicola ferreus)



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