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Mountain Wheatear

Mountain Chat, Mountain Wheatear Bergschmätzer, Bergsteinschmätzer, Berg-Steinschmätzer Collalba Montana, Collalba Montañés Myrmecocichla monticola, Oenanthe monticola katajirosabakuhitaki, kawarisabakuhitaki Chasco de montanha, Chasco-montês 山(即鸟), 山鵖 Bergwagter 山(即鸟), 山鵖

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Mountain Chat, Mountain Wheatear Bergschmätzer, Bergsteinschmätzer, Berg-Steinschmätzer Collalba Montana, Collalba Montañés Myrmecocichla monticola, Oenanthe monticola katajirosabakuhitaki, kawarisabakuhitaki Chasco de montanha, Chasco-montês 山(即鸟), 山鵖 Bergwagter 山(即鸟), 山鵖 range map

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Oenanthe monticola Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
18 - 20 cm Length
Tropical dry shrubland & grassland, rocky areas, urban areas, rural gardens. Below Between Up to  Range:- Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa & Swaziland.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
 2 - 4 pale turquoise eggs, incubation by female 13 - 14 days, fledging 16 - 17 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms and berries. Food  
Usually singly or pairs sometimes in groups up to 4. Often sings on moonlite nights. Habits
6657 - TSN: 561659 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Bergwagter
Czech: Belorit horský, bělořit horský
Danish: Kapstenpikker
German: Bergschmätzer, Bergsteinschmätzer, Berg-Steinschmätzer
English: Mountain Chat, Mountain Wheatear
Spanish: Collalba Montana, Collalba Montañés
Estonian: valgeõlg-kivitäks
Finnish: Vuoritasku
French: Traquet montagnard
Hungarian: hegyi hantmadár
Italian: Monachella montana, Monachella variabile di montagna
Japanese: katajirosabakuhitaki, kawarisabakuhitaki
Japanese: カタジロサバクヒタキ, カワリサバクヒタキ
Latin: Myrmecocichla monticola, Oenanthe monticola
Dutch: Bergtapuit
Norwegian: Hvitvingesteinskvett
Polish: bialorzytka bialoskrzydla, białorzytka białoskrzydła
Portuguese: Chasco de montanha, Chasco-montês
Russian: Горная каменка
Slovak: skaliarik horský
Sotho, Southern: Khaloli
Swedish: Bergstenskvätta, kaptermitskvätta
Swahili: Mhozo-mlima
Chinese: 山(即鸟), 山鵖

Sub-species
Oenanthe monticola
Oenanthe monticola albipileata
Oenanthe monticola atmorii
Oenanthe monticola griseiceps
Oenanthe monticola monticola
Oenanthe monticola nigricauda

  • Myrmecocichla monticola monticola: southern Namibia, South Africa (east to Limpopo and Western Kwazulu-Natal), Lesotho, and Western Swaziland
  • Myrmecocichla monticola albipileata: Coastal Angola (Benguela escarpment)
  • Myrmecocichla monticola nigricauda: Angola (highlands of Huambo and S Cuanza Sul)
  • Myrmecocichla monticola atmorii: N Namibia (south to Damaraland)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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