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Biodiversity Golestan - Jahan Nama Birds,Common Rock Thrush,Monticola saxatilis Click/tap to enlarge

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The Common Rock Thrush , formerly Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush or Rock Thrush, is a chat belonging to the Muscicapidae family. It was formerly placed in the Turdidae family.

It breeds in southern Europe across central Asia to northern China. This species is strongly migratory, all populations wintering in Africa south of the Sahara. It is an uncommon visitor to northern Europe. Its range has contracted somewhat at the periphery in recent decades due to habitat destruction. For example, in.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Sep 23, 2011. Captured Jun 21, 2011 01:03.
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark II N
  • f/11
  • 1/320s
  • ISO250
  • 475mm