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Eurasian Wryneck

(Jynx torquilla)
Alternate name(s): "Wryneck"
German name(s): "Wendehals"

Size: 16-17 cm; wing span: 25-27 cm
Weight: 20-45 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Eurasian Wryneck at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "torquilla"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Lateral view of an Eurasian Wryneck (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Sorraia River, Coruche, Santarem, Portugal, January 2018]

Dorsal view of an Eurasian Wryneck (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, February 2018]

Eurasian Wryneck calling from a high perch (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Montargil, Alentejo, Portugal, May 2014]

Eurasian Wryneck on a high perch, here in comparison with an European Goldfinch (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Montargil, Alentejo, Portugal, May 2014]

Eurasian Wryneck banking to land on the corner of a house wall (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, February 2018]

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