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European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) The European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) 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. European Stonechat,Geotagged,Saxicola rubicola,Stonechat,United Kingdom,Winter,passerine Click/tap to enlarge

European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)

The European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) 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.

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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 garrylomasphotography
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Uploaded Apr 1, 2015. Captured Dec 27, 2014 13:19 in Peak District National Park, Moorside Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire East SK10 5RZ, UK.
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/200s
  • ISO250
  • 500mm