Fuerteventura Stonechat

Saxicola dacotiae (Meade-Waldo, 1889)

Summary

Chat with a small population (actual number in the order of ten thousand individuals) and with a very small distribution area (Canary Islands).
Endemic species, occurring in Fuerteventura island of the Canary archipelago, mainly on rocky arid slopes and on ravines with low vegetation.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently a decreasing one.

Global conservation status

Endangered (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Fuerteventura Stonechat

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It occurs in the Fuerteventura Island of the Canary archipelago, on rocky arid slopes, ravines with low vegetation, edge of vegetated lava flows, areas near watercourses, farms and gardens.

Feed

It feeds mainly on insects.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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