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Blackstart (Oenanthe melanura) Dhalqut, Dhofar, S Oman. Oct 5, 2015. Blackstart,Fall,Geotagged,Oenanthe melanura,Oman Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Blackstart (Oenanthe melanura)

Dhalqut, Dhofar, S Oman. Oct 5, 2015.

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The blackstart is a chat found in desert regions in North Africa, the Middle East and the Arabian Peninsula. It is a species of rocky deserts and mountain slopes which nests in a rock crevice where it lays its 3–5 eggs. It feeds on insects, taken mainly on the ground.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jul 30, 2016. Captured Oct 5, 2015 18:35 in Unnamed Road, Dhalkut, Oman.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/6.3
  • 1/800s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm