Variable wheatear – Oenanthe picata – is a migratory Asian wheatear of Type – sallyer, Family Muscicapidae and Order Passeriformes. It is a summer breeder to SW Asia and migrates only a short distance to winter in the NW Indian sub-continent and the coastal areas of the Gulf of Oman. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to NE and SE Iran, and it winters on the Gulf of Oman coasts of S Iran, UAE and Oman.
Type - sallyer - Typical Habitat - arid rocky areas, semi-desert sandy scrub, small human habitations, agricultural lands, Order: Passeriformes Family: Muscicapidae Genus: Oenanthe Species - Oenanthe picata Variable wheatear - Species - ebird.org Variable wheatear - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Variable wheatear - Database - avibase Variable wheatear - Birds - oiseaux.net Variable wheatear - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Variable wheatear - Images - google.com Variable wheatear - Video - youtube.com Variable wheatear - Datazone - birdlife.org