Pied Wheatear

photo by Vladimir Gorbunov

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Muscicapidae

Subfamily

Oenanthe

Species

pleschanka

Appearance

* Small bird with generally black upperparts and white underparts (male). The female has a brown plumage
* Prominent white cap and small pointed bill
* Size: about 15 cm

Habitat

Open mountainous areas

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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