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Northern Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe (Linnaeus, 1758)

The northern wheatear or wheatear is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It is the most widespread member of the wheatear genus Oenanthe in Europe and North and Central Asia. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Oenanthe
Scientific:
  Oenanthe oenanthe


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.186

Protonym:
  Motacilla oenanthe

Link:
  http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DF526047637004DD

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DF526047

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DF526047


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179814

Geographic range:

  • Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe: British Isles to Mediterranean, and east to Siberia, Alaska, and nw Canada (Yukon); > to c Africa
  • Oenanthe oenanthe libanotica: S Spain and Balearic Is. to Iran, Kazakhstan and Mongolia
  • Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa: NE Canada to Greenland and Iceland; > to w Africa
English:
Northern Wheatear
Catalan:
Còlit gris
Czech:
bělořit šedý
Danish:
Stenpikker
German:
Steinschmätzer
Spanish:
Collalba Gris
Spanish (Spain):
Collalba Gris
Finnish:
kivitasku
French:
Traquet motteux
Croatian:
Sivkasta Bjeloguza
Hungarian:
Hantmadár
Icelandic:
Steindepill
Italian:
Culbianco
Japanese (romaji):
hashigurohitaki
Japanese:
ハシグロヒタキ
Lithuanian:
Paprastasis kūltupys
Dutch:
Tapuit
Norwegian:
Steinskvett
Polish:
białorzytka (zwyczajna)
Portuguese:
Chasco-cinzento
Russian:
Каменка
Slovak:
skaliarik sivý
Serbian:
obična bjelka
Swedish:
Stenskvätta
Ukrainian:
кам’янка звичайна
Chinese:
穗䳭
Chinese (Traditional):
穗鵖


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Northern Wheatear ( Oenanthe oenanthe) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Oenanthe [oenanthe or seebohmi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Europese Skaapwagter
Arabic: أبو بليق, الأبلق الاعتيادي, مخضرم
Asturian: Bicha
Azerbaijani: adi çaxraqçıl, adi çaxraxçıl, Çaxraxçıl, milçəktutan sərçə
Bashkir: таш турғайы, таштурғай, шаҡылдаҡ, шыҡылдаҡ
Belarusian: Падкаменка палявая, Палявая падкаменка
Bulgarian: Сиво каменарче
Breton: Ar bistrak-aod
Catalan: Bitxac rogenc, Coablanca, Còlit gris
Catalan (Balears): Coablanca
Valencian: Bitxac rogenc
Montenegrin: planinska bjelka, планинска бјелка
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): планинска бјелка
Czech: Belorit šedý, Bělořit šedý, bìloøit šedý
Chuvash: ахаль чул кайăкĕ, кашкачапчам, чул кайăкĕ
Welsh: Cynffonwen, Gynffonwen, Tinwen y garn, Tinwen y garreg
Danish: Stenpikker
German: Steinschmaetzer, Steinschmätzer
Greek: Στακτοσκαλιφούρτα, Σταχτοπετρόκλης
Greek (Cypriot): Στακτοσκαλιφούρτα
Emiliano-romagnolo: Futvent
English: Common Wheatear, Eurasian Wheatear, European Wheatear, Greenland Wheatear, Northern Wheatear, Seebohm's Wheatear, Wheatear
English (Kenya): Northern Wheatear
Esperanto: Rokenanto, roksaksikolo
Spanish: Collalba Gris, Collalba Norteña
Spanish (Cuba): Tordo ártico
Spanish (Spain): Collalba Gris
Spanish (Mexico): Collalba Norteña
Spanish (Panama): Collalba Gris
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Collalba Gris
Estonian: Kivitäks
Basque: Buztanzuri arrunt, Buztanzuri arrunta, Còlit gris
Persian: چکچک کوهی
Finnish: Kivitasku
Faroese: Steinstólpa
French: Cul-blanc, Traquet motteux
Friulian: cudulin, cûl blanc, culet, culèt
Frisian: Heidehipper
Irish: Caislín cloch, Casúr-fá-cloch, Cliobhrean cloich, Clochrán, Coistin faoi cloich
Gaelic: Brù-Gheal, Clacharan
Galician: Chasca colipinta, Còlit gris , Pedreiro cincento
Manx: Claggan Cloaie, Cleeau ghial
Hebrew: סלעית אירופאית, סלעית אירופית
Croatian: Obični kamenjar, Sivkasta Bjeloguza
Hungarian: Hantmadár
Armenian: [Sovorakan Karatrchnak ], Սովորական Քարա ռչնակ, Սովորական Քարաթռչնակ
Icelandic: Steindepill
Italian: Culbianco, Culbianco boreale, Culbianco olartico
Inuktitut: Kussak, Sakseriak
Japanese (romaji): Hashi-guro hitaki, Hashiguro-bitaki, hashigurohitaki, hashiguro-hitaki
Japanese: ハシグロヒタキ
Japanese (Kanji): 嘴黒鶲
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი მეღორღია
Kabardian: бзукӀэзэгуэх
Mongolian, Halh: адууч чогчиго, адууч чогчоохой
Khakas: Чыхчахай
Kazakh: Кәдімгі тасшыбжық, Кәдімгі тасшымшық, кәдімгі шақшақай, кәдуілгі шақшақайы
Kazakh (Transliteration): kädimgi tasşımşıq
Korean: 북방사막딱새
Korean (Transliteration): bukbang-samak-ttak-sae
Karachay-Balkar: ала чыпчыкъ, таш чыпчыкъ
North Karelian: kivilintu
Cornish: Tynwyn
Kirghiz: кадимки чакчыгай, көк чакчыгай, чакчыгай, чакчыгай котурепей
Scientific: Motacilla oenanthe, Oenanthe oenanthe, Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe, Saxicola oenanthe
Luxembourgish: Broochschësser
Limburgish: Paapje
Lithuanian: Kūltupis, Kultupys, Paprastasis kultupys, Paprastasis kūltupys
Latvian: Akmeņčakstīte, akmeņu, Čakstīte, Ziemeļu akmeņčakstīte
Macedonian: Пепелаво (Сиво) камењарче
Mongolian: Адуун чогчоохой, адууч тонголзуур, Адууч чогчиго, Адууч чогчоохой, цацагт тонголзуур
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠴᠠᠴᠣᠭᠲᠣ ᠲᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯᠵᠣᠣᠷ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Цацагт тонголзуур
Mongolian (Transliteration): aduuch chogchig , aduuch chogchookhoi, tsatsagt toŋgolzuur
Moldavian: Pietrar sur
Maltese: Kuda, quda bianca
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): адууч тонголзуур, цацагт тонголзуур
Nepali: गाजले भुइ“रबिन
Dutch: Tapuit
Norwegian: Steindulp, Steinjerp, Steinskvett
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): kottaraine, kottarazen, kottarazet
Polish: bialorzytka, Białorzytka, białorzytka (zwyczajna), Białorzytka zwyczajna
Pinyin: mài-suì, shí-qī-niǎo, suì jí, suì-jí
Portuguese: chasco cinzento, Chasco-cinzento
Portuguese (Portugal): Chasco-cinzento
Romansh: Pitgacrap
Romanian: Pietrar sur
Russian: Obyknovennaya Kamenka, Каменка, Каменка обыкновенная, Обыкновенная каменка
Yakut: таба чыычааҕа
Scots: Bru gheal, Clacharan, Clocharet, Cloichearan
Northern Sami: Geaðgerásttis
Slovak: Skaliarik sivý
Slovenian: kupcar, kupčar, navadni kupcar
Albanian: Bishtbardha e gurit
Serbian: Obicna belka, Obična belka, obicna bijelka, obicna bjelka, obična bjelka, Обична белка
Swedish: Stenskvätta
Swahili: Mhozo wa Ulaya
Turkmen: adaty çekeýik
Turkish: Kuyrukkakan, Кәдімгі тасшымшық
Tatar: гади таш чыпчыгы
Tuvinian: Чыккылаа
Udmurt: ӝажы, алгази, алгазы
Ukrainian: Звичайна камінка, Звичайна кам'янка, кам’янка звичайна, Кам'янка звичайна
Uzbek: оддий тошсирчумчуқ
Kalmyk: чолуңка
Chinese: [sui-ji], 石栖鸟, 穗䳭, 穗(即鸟), 穗即鸟, 麦穗
Chinese (Traditional): 石棲鳥, 穗䳭, 穗鵖, 麥穗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 穗䳭
Chinese (Taiwan):

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