Black Wheatear

Oenanthe leucura (Gmelin, 1789)

Summary

Wheatear with a medium population (actual number in the order of many tens of thousands of individuals) and has a large distribution area (Iberian Peninsula and North Africa).
Sedentary species, occurring in the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa, in hilly and arid rocky areas.
The evolution trend of the global population is stable.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Black Wheatear

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It occurs in the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa, in rocky arid slopes with scattered boulders, slopes with open Mediterranean scrubs and coastal cliffs.

Feed

It feeds mainly on insects.

Breeding

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Predators

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