The Eurasian wryneck – Jynx torquilla is a wryneck of Type – arboreal forager of the Woodpecker Family Picidae and the Order Piciformes. It is highly migratory and is a summer breeder across Eurasia from SW Europe to the Far East Pacific coast, and winters in S Asia and s s N Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to N Central Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan. There are small wintering areas in Cyprus and Algeria but the main wintering areas are in the wooded areas of s s N Africa. There is a more extensive resident population across the N Coastal areas of Algeria and Tunisia.
Type - arboreal forager - Summer Habitat - Temperate open countryside with trees, woodland, orchards, parks Winter Habitat - woodland, tropical rain forest, wooded savanna Resident Habitat - coastal open areas, palm groves, scattered trees Order: Piciformes Family: Picidae Genus: Jynx Species - Jynx torquilla Eurasian wryneck - Species - ebird.org Eurasian wryneck - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Eurasian wryneck - Birds - vogelwarte.ch Eurasian wryneck - Species - birdcount.in Eurasian wryneck - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Eurasian wryneck - Images - google .com Eurasian wryneck - Video - youtube.com Eurasian wryneck - Datazone - birdlife.org