European Stonechat

photo by Amurfalcon

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Muscicapidae

Subfamily

Saxicola

Species

torquatus

Appearance

* Small bird with dark brown or black upperparts and generally whitish-brown underparts
* Blackish head, light brown breast and dark tail. White patches on the sides of the neck.
* Size: about 13 cm

Habitat

Open shrubland

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe

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