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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Oenanthe oenanthe Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
14 - 16 cm Length
Tropical & temperate dry & moist shrubland, savanna, grassland, coastal Sand Dunes, hot desert, wetlands, marshes, bogs, rocky areas, pastureland, arable land. Up to 2,800 m. Range:- Almost circumpolar.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
3 - 6 eggs, incubation 14 days, fledging  14 - 15 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
They migrate vast distances, flying up to 290 km per day, coverind a distance of up to almost 1,500 km twice a year, Habits
6659TSN: 179814 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Europese Skaapwagter
Arabic: أبو بليق, الأبلق الاعتيادي, مخضرم
Asturian: Bicha
Azerbaijani: Çaxraxçıl
Belarusian: Палявая падкаменка
Bulgarian: Сиво каменарче
Breton: Ar bistrak-aod
Catalan: Bitxac rogenc, Coablanca, Cňlit gris
Catalan (Balears): Coablanca
Valencian: Bitxac rogenc
Czech: Belorit šedý, Bělořit šedý, bělořit šedý
Welsh: Cynffonwen, Gynffonwen, Tinwen y garn, Tinwen y garreg
Danish: Stenpikker
German: Steinschmaetzer, Steinschmätzer
Greek: Στακτοσκαλιφούρτα, Σταχτοπετρόκλης
Greek (Cypriot): Στακτοσκαλιφούρτα
Emiliano-romagnolo: Futvent
English: Common Wheatear, Eurasian Wheatear, European Wheatear, Greenland Wheatear, Northern Wheatear, Seebohm's Wheatear, Wheatear
Esperanto: roksaksikolo
Spanish: Collalba Gris, Collalba Norteńa
Spanish (Mexico): Collalba Norteńa
Estonian: Kivitäks
Basque: Buztanzuri arrunt, Buztanzuri arrunta, Cňlit gris
Finnish: Kivitasku
Faroese: Steinstólpa
French: Cul-blanc, Traquet motteux
Irish: Caislín cloch, Casúr-fá-cloch, Cliobhrean cloich, Clochrán, Coistin faoi cloich
Gaelic: Brů-Gheal, Clacharan
Galician: Chasca colipinta, Cňlit gris , Pedreiro cincento
Manx: Claggan Cloaie, Cleeau ghial
Hebrew: סלעית אירופאית, סלעית אירופית
Croatian: Obični kamenjar, Sivkasta Bjeloguza
Hungarian: Hantmadár
Armenian: [Sovorakan Karatrchnak ], Սովորական Քարա ռչնակ, Սովորական Քարաթռչնակ
Icelandic: Steindepill
Italian: Culbianco, Culbianco boreale, Culbianco olartico
Inuktitut: Kussak, Sakseriak
Japanese: Hashi-guro hitaki, Hashiguro-bitaki, hashigurohitaki, hashiguro-hitaki
Japanese: ハシグロヒタキ
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი მეღორღია
Khakas: Чыхчахай
Kazakh: Кәдімгі тасшыбжық, Кәдімгі тасшымшық
Korean: 북방사막딱새
Cornish: Tynwyn
Latin: Oenanthe oenanthe, Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe, Saxicola oenanthe
Limburgish: Paapje
Lithuanian: Kūltupis, Kultupys
Latvian: Akmeņčakstīte, akmeņu, Čakstīte, Ziemeļu akmeņčakstīte
Macedonian: Пепелаво (Сиво) камењарче
Mongolian: Адуун чогчоохой
Maltese: Kuda
Dutch: Tapuit
Norwegian: Steindulp, Steinjerp, Steinskvett
Polish: bialorzytka, Białorzytka, białorzytka (zwyczajna), Białorzytka zwyczajna
Portuguese: chasco cinzento, Chasco-cinzento
Romansh: Pitgacrap
Russian: Obyknovennaya Kamenka, Каменка, Каменка обыкновенная, Обыкновенная каменка
Scots: Bru gheal, Clacharan, Clocharet, Cloichearan
Northern Sami: Geađgerásttis
Slovak: Skaliarik sivý
Slovenian: kupcar, kupčar, navadni kupcar
Albanian: Bishtbardha e gurit
Serbian: Obicna belka, Obična belka, obicna bijelka, obicna bjelka, obična bjelka, Обична белка
Swedish: Stenskvätta
Swahili: Mhozo wa Ulaya
Turkish: Kuyrukkakan
Tuvinian: Чыккылаа
Ukrainian: Звичайна кам’янка, Звичайна камінка, Кам'янка звичайна
Chinese: [sui-ji], 穗䳭, 穗(即鸟), 穗即鸟

Sub-species
Oenanthe oenanthe
Oenanthe oenanthe argentea
Oenanthe oenanthe integer
Oenanthe oenanthe libanotica
Oenanthe oenanthe nivea
Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe
Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthoides
Oenanthe oenanthe phillipsi
Oenanthe oenanthe rostrata
Oenanthe oenanthe schioleri
Oenanthe oenanthe seebohmi
Oenanthe oenanthe virago

  • Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe: British Isles to Mediterranean, and east to Siberia, Alaska, and nw Canada (Yukon); > to C Africa
  • Oenanthe oenanthe libanotica: S Spain and Balearic Is. to Iran, Kazakstan and Mongolia
  • Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa: NE Canada to Greenland and Iceland; > to W Africa
Source: Clements checklist 2012


 

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