Mourning Wheatear

Oenanthe lugens - Traquet deuil

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oenanthe

  • Species
    :

    lugens

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 26 à 27 cm.
  • Weight
    : 18 à 26 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mourning Wheatear (Oenanthe lugens) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Oenanthe lugens halophila (n Africa)
  • Oenanthe lugens lugens (e Egypt and ne Sudan to nw Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Syria)
  • Oenanthe lugens warriae (ne Jordan, s Syria)
  • Oenanthe lugens persica (Iran)

Foreign names

  • Traquet deuil,
  • Collalba Núbica,
  • Chasco-fúnebre,
  • Schwarzrücken-Steinschmätzer,
  • gyászos hantmadár,
  • Oostelijke Rouwtapuit,
  • Monachella piangente,
  • Sorgstenskvätta,
  • Sørgesteinskvett,
  • skaliarik čiernokrký,
  • bělořit černohřbetý,
  • Klippestenpikker,
  • surutasku,
  • còlit núbic,
  • Harmdepill,
  • białorzytka srokata,
  • melnmuguras čakstīte,
  • žalobni kupčar,
  • Траурная каменка,
  • コシジロサバクヒタキ,
  • 悲鵖,
  • 悲聲鵖,

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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