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White-crowned Wheatear

(Oenanthe leucopyga)
Alternate name(s): "White-crowned Black Wheatear"
Size: 17-18 cm
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See White-crowned Wheatear at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Dorsal view of an adult White-crowned Wheatear - note the characteristic white cap (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Frontal view of a juvenile White-crowned Wheatear; note the still black cap showing a first white speck
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

Near-frontal view of a juvenile White-crowned Wheatear; note the still black cap showing a first white speck
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

Lateral view of a juvenile White-crowned Wheatear (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

Near-dorsal view of a juvenile White-crowned Wheatear on its elevated perch (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

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