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Hume's Wheatear

(Oenanthe albonigra)
Size: 16-17 cm
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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Hume's Wheatear at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Sex unknown

Near-frontal view of a Hume's Wheatear
[Jebel Akhdar, February 2010]

Lateral view of a Hume's Wheatear
[Jebel Akhdar, February 2010]

Lateral view of a Hume's Wheatear turning its head
[Jebel Akhdar, February 2010]

Dorsal view of a Hume's Wheatear
[Jebel Akhdar, February 2010]

Food, Diet

Like all other wheatears, Hume's Wheatears are insectivores. Most wheatears hunt for insects from low to mid-level perches.

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