Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros - Rougequeue noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phoenicurus

  • Species
    :

    ochruros

Descriptor

Gmelin, SG, 1774

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 23 à 26 cm.
  • Weight
    : 14 à 20 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Phoenicurus ochruros gibraltariensis (Europe and nw Africa)
  • Phoenicurus ochruros ochruros (Turkey to the Caucasus and nw Iran)
  • Phoenicurus ochruros semirufus (w Syria, Lebanon and ne Israel)
  • Phoenicurus ochruros phoenicuroides (ne Iran and Turkmenistan to nw Pakistan north to se Kazakhstan, nw China, sc Siberia and w Mongolia)
  • Phoenicurus ochruros rufiventris (Central Himalayas to c China)

Foreign names

  • Rougequeue noir,
  • Colirrojo Tizón,
  • Rabirruivo,
  • Hausrotschwanz,
  • Házi rozsdafarkú,
  • Zwarte Roodstaart,
  • Codirosso spazzacamino,
  • Svart rödstjärt,
  • Svartrødstjert,
  • žltochvost domový,
  • rehek domácí,
  • Husrødstjert,
  • mustaleppälintu,
  • cotxa fumada,
  • Húsaskotta,
  • kopciuszek (zwyczajny),
  • melnais erickiņš,
  • šmarnica,
  • Горихвостка-чернушка,
  • クロジョウビタキ,
  • 赭红尾鸲,
  • นกเขนสีดำ,
  • 赭紅尾鴝,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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