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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Oenanthe lugens Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
16 cm Length
Tropical desert, dry grassland, rocky areas & rural gardens. Between 1,000 - 4,000 m.  Range:-  North Africa & Middle East,

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3 - 6  eggs, incubation by female 13 - 14 days, fledging 14 - 16 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, plant matter, seeds and berries. Food  
6660 TSN: 561654 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Arabic: الأبلق الحزين, الفقاقة الحزينة
Czech: Belorit cernohrbetý, bělořit černohřbetý
Danish: Klippestenpikker
German: Rüppell-Schm, Schwarzrückenschmätzer, Schwarzrückensteinschmaetzer, Schwarzrücken-Steinschmätzer
Greek: Μαυροσκαλιφούρτα
Greek (Cypriot): Μαυροσκαλιφούρτα
English: Finsch's Wheatear, Mourning Wheatear, White-under-winged Chat, White-underwinged Wheatear, White-under-winged Wheatear
Spanish: Collalba Fúnebre
Estonian: leina-kivitäks
Finnish: Surutasku
French: Traquet à dos noir, Traquet deuil
Hebrew: סלעית לבנת כנף, סלעית לבנת־כנף, סלעית לבנת-כנף
Icelandic: Harmdepill
Italian: Monachella alofila, Monachella lamentosa, Monachella piangente
Japanese: koshijirosabakuhitaki
Japanese: コシジロサバクヒタキ, コシヂロサバクヒタキ
Latin: Oenanthe lugens
Lithuanian: Tamsianugaris kultupys
Dutch: Rouw tapuit, Rouwtapuit
Norwegian: Sørgesteinskvett
Polish: bialorzytka srokata, białorzytka srokata
Russian: Траурная каменка
Slovak: skaliarik čiernokrký
Slovenian: žalobni kupčar
Swedish: Sorgstenskvätta
Swahili: Mhozo-msiba
Turkish: Kara Sırtlı Kuyrukkakan, kara syrtly kuyrukkakan, Karasırtlı Kuyrukkakan, Kara-sırtlı Kuyrukkakan
Chinese: 悲(即鸟)

Oenanthe lugens
Oenanthe lugens lugens
Oenanthe lugens persica
Oenanthe lugens warriae

Oenanthe halophila Western Mourning Wheatear

  • Oenanthe lugens lugens: Egypt (east of the Nile) to Israel, Syria, Jordan and n Iraq
  • Oenanthe lugens persica: S Iran; wanders to S Egypt, N Sudan and S Israel
  • Oenanthe lugens warriae: basalt desert of eastern Jordan and southern Syria
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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