Wheatear, Kurdistan


Name: Wheatear, Kurdistan

Scientific name: Oenanthe xanthoprymna

Type: Wheatear

Color: Black,Orange,White

Habitat: Desert,Fields

Size: 15cm

Conservation status:



Male has a grey crown with a distinctive white supercilium. Ear coverts, throat and shoulder are black. Mantle is grey , underparts whitish with a rusty orange vent.. Female lacks black throat as in male. Tips of tail feathers are black with two white lines, and are a red broad colour extending towards birds' body. Prefers stony or barren hillsides with low scrubby vegetation.

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