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Common Stonechat  African Stonechat,European Stonechat,Geotagged,Saxicola rubicola,Saxicola torquatus,The Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Paulien, it looks like "common stonechat" is not a single species:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_stonechat

    Do you know which one this concerns? The European one?
    Posted 7 years ago
    1. It's a European one! Thank you! Posted 7 years ago

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The European Stonechat is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a subspecies of the Common Stonechat. Long considered a member of the thrush family Turdidae, genetic evidence has placed it and its relatives in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Oct 9, 2014. Captured Sep 27, 2011 12:31 in Westerduinweg 18, 1755 LE Petten, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/5.6
  • 10/10000s
  • ISO320
  • 300mm