Blue rock-thrush – Monticola solitarius – is a large migratory/resident Eurasian chat, of Type – sallyer, Family Muscicapidae and Order Passeriformes. It is found across the warmer areas of Eurasia from Iberia to Japan and migrates S over an equally extensive winter range from NW Africa to the Philippines. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to N Central and E Turkey, S Caucasus and Iran, and is resident in W and S Turkey, Cyprus, the Levant and the Maghreb states. It winters in S Iran, S Iraq, Kuwait, the lower Gulf states, Sinai and Yemen, In Africa there are separate wintering areas in Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Djibouti and Somaliland. There is a large wintering area spreading over Chad, Sudan and Eritrea.
Type - sallyer - nests in rocky cavities and walls, Summer Habitat - open rocky mountainous areas. cliffs, Winter Habitat - open rocky desert areas Order: Passeriformes Family: Muscicapidae Genus: Monticola Species - Monticola solitarius Blue rock-thrush - Species - ebird.org Blue rock-thrush - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Blue rock-thrush - Birds - birdfact.com Blue rock-thrush - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Blue rock-thrush - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Blue rock-thrush - Images - google.com Blue rock-thrush - Video - youtube.com Blue rock-thrush - Datazone - birdlife.org