Capped Wheatear

Oenanthe pileata - Traquet du Cap

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oenanthe

  • Species
    :

    pileata

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 24 à 32 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Capped Wheatear (Oenanthe pileata) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Oenanthe pileata neseri (s Angola, Namibia, w Botswana, nw South Africa)
  • Oenanthe pileata livingstonii (c Kenya to ne South Africa and e Botswana)
  • Oenanthe pileata pileata (sw Namibia, South Africa except nw, ne)

Foreign names

  • Traquet du Cap,
  • Collalba Capirotada,
  • Chasco-de-barrete,
  • Erdsteinschmätzer,
  • földi hantmadár,
  • Aardtapuit,
  • Monachella pileata,
  • Svartbröstad stenskvätta,
  • Beltesteinskvett,
  • skaliarik obojkový,
  • bělořit bělohrdlý,
  • Sortbrystet Stenpikker,
  • mustavyötasku,
  • Hoëveldskaapwagter,
  • còlit del Cap,
  • białorzytka obrożna,
  • Чернолобая каменка,
  • クロエリサバクヒタキ,
  • 冕鵖,
  • 冕鵖,

Voice song and cries

Traquet du Cap
adult

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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