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Whinchat - Saxicola rubetra The Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra) is a small migratory passerine bird breeding in Europe and western Asia and wintering in Africa.<br />
Its scientific name means &quot;small rock-dweller&quot;, in reference to its habitat. Saxicola derives from Latin saxum (&quot;rock&quot;) + incola (&quot;dwelling&quot;); rubetra is a Latin term for a small bird. Saxicola rubetra,Whinchat,muscicapidae,passeriformes,saxicola rubetra,stiaccino,whinchat Click/tap to enlarge

Whinchat - Saxicola rubetra

The Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra) is a small migratory passerine bird breeding in Europe and western Asia and wintering in Africa.
Its scientific name means "small rock-dweller", in reference to its habitat. Saxicola derives from Latin saxum ("rock") + incola ("dwelling"); rubetra is a Latin term for a small bird.

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The Whinchat ''Saxicola rubetra'' is a small migratory passerine bird breeding in Europe and western Asia and wintering in Africa.

Its scientific name means "small rock-dweller", in reference to its habitat. ''Saxicola'' derives from Latin ''saxum'' + ''incola'' ; ''rubetra'' is a Latin term for a small bird.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca
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By Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca

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Uploaded Dec 28, 2014. Captured Sep 9, 2013 18:38.
  • NIKON D4
  • f/7.1
  • 10/8000s
  • ISO400
  • 700mm