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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Oenanthe alboniger Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
18 cm Length
Tropical dry forest, dry shrubland, hot desert, rocky areas. Up to 3,000 m. Range:- Afghanistan Bahrain, (India:- Arid northwest, Western Himalayas.)Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6655 - TSN: 561644 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Arabic: الفقاقة السوداء بيضاء الظهر
Czech: Belorit cernohlavý, bělořit černohlavý
Danish: Sorthovedet Stenpikker
German: Gelbkopf-Steinschmätzer, Schwarzkopfschmätzer, Schwarzkopf-Steinschmätzer
English: Black-headed Wheatear, Hume's Chat, Hume's Wheatear
Spanish: Collalba de Hume
Estonian: harak-kivitäks
Finnish: Munkkitasku
French: Traquet à tête noire, Traquet de Hume
Hebrew: סלעית שחורת־ראש
Hungarian: feketefejű hantmadár
Icelandic: Gjádepill
Italian: Monachella di Hume
Japanese: zugurosabakuhitaki
Japanese: ズグロサバクヒタキ
Latin: Oenanthe alboniger, Oenanthe albonigra
Lithuanian: Juodgalvis kultupys
Dutch: Humes Tapuit, Zwartkoptapuit
Norwegian: Nonnesteinskvett, Svarthvitsteinskvett
Polish: bialorzytka czarnoglowa, białorzytka czarnogłowa
Portuguese: Chasco de Hume
Russian: Черноголовая каменка
Slovak: skaliarik čierno-biely
Slovenian: črnobeli kupčar
Swedish: Svartvit stenskvätta
Turkish: kara başlı kuyrukkakan, Kara-başlı Kuyrukkakan
Chinese: 休姆氏(即鸟), 黑白鵖

Sub-species None known


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