Mountain Wheatear

Myrmecocichla monticola - Traquet montagnard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Myrmecocichla

  • Species
    :

    monticola

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 31 à 35 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Traquet montagnard
♂ adult
Traquet montagnard
♀ adult

Mountain Wheatear (Myrmecocichla monticola) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Myrmecocichla monticola monticola (s Namibia and South Africa)
  • Myrmecocichla monticola albipileata (sw Angola)
  • Myrmecocichla monticola nigricauda (w Angola)
  • Myrmecocichla monticola atmorii (w Namibia)

Foreign names

  • Traquet montagnard,
  • Collalba Montana,
  • Chasco-montês,
  • Bergsteinschmätzer,
  • hegyi hantmadár,
  • Bergtapuit,
  • Monachella montana,
  • Bergstenskvätta,
  • Hvitvingesteinskvett,
  • skaliarik horský,
  • bělořit horský,
  • Kapstenpikker,
  • vuoritasku,
  • Bergwagter,
  • còlit de muntanya,
  • góralówka,
  • Горная каменка,
  • カワリサバクヒタキ,
  • 山(即鸟),
  • 山岩鵖,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Traquet montagnard
♂ adult

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Sources of information

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