Persian wheatear

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Persian wheatear – Oenanthe chrysopygia – or Red-tailed wheatear is a small migratory Asian passerine of Type – sallyer, Family Muscicapidae and Order Passeriformes. It has a very limited range and is a summer breeder to a small region of SW Asia from E Turkey to Tajikistan, and in winter makes a short migration S to the coastal areas of the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman and southern Arabia. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to E Turkey, S Caucasus, and N Iran. In winter it is found as noted above in all the coastal areas of the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman but also more extensively over southern Arabia including S KSA, UAE, Oman and Yemen.

Type - sallyer - 
Summer Habitat - steep, barren, rocky, mountain regions,
Winter Habitat  - semi-desert scrub, with rocky outcrops, 

Order:	Passeriformes
Family:	Muscicapidae
Genus:	Oenanthe

Species -	Oenanthe chrysopygia
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