Friday, January 21, 2022

White-tailed stonechat

White-tailed stonechat
White-tailed stonechat

 















White-tailed stonechat (Saxicola leucurus)

The white-tailed stonechat is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.White-tailed stonechats are resident in suitable marshy habitats across plains in Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and India. The male has black head, white collar and bright rufous chest patch. The back and wings are dark, with white on wing coverts and rump.The female is very similar to female european stonechat, but is overall paler with duller rump, tail and wings.

Habitat

Tall Grassland

Range

Pakistan,India,Bangladesh and Nepal.

Sources Of Information

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent by Grimmett, Carol Inskipp and Tim Inskipp, ISBN 0-691-04910-6 

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