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Desert Wheatear - Stephen Allen

Desert Wheatear - Stephen Allen

The Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Desciption[]

A rare vagrant to Britain, the males of this species are sandy brown with black cheeks, as well as black wings with a black "bridge" which links them. Above the black is a white panel. The females are just a plainer sandy brown.

Similar species[]

Wheatear

Behaviour[]

Diet[]

Insects

Calls[]

A soft, plaintive whistle.

Reproduction[]

May-April onwards. Nests in crevices between walls or among stones. 4-5 eggs.

Distribution/habitat[]

As it's name suggests, found in deserts in Northern Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

Videos[]

Desert_Wheatear_(Oenanthe_deserti)

Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)

This is The Desert Wheatear Filmed by snakes1000000

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