Stonechat, Pied


Name: Stonechat, Pied

Scientific name: Saxicola caprata

Type: Chat

Color: Black,White

Habitat: Desert,Fields

Size: 12.5cm

Conservation status:



Small, short-tailed, rounded head perching semi upright; flicks tail quite often. Jet black male unmistakable with white belly, rump and narrow shoulder patch; white patterns above easily seen in low jerky flight. Female has unstreaked sooty earth-brown upperparts and breast, creamy belly and rufous-orange rump; some are rusty brown on breast and have slight supercilium.

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