Scientific Name: Oenanthe xanthoprymna Common Name: Rufous-tailed Wheatear Other Name: Kurdish wheatear, Kurdistan wheatear, Chestnut-rumped wheatear, Red-rumped wheatear
Identifying Features: black eye-strip, buff underparts, greyish body, under-tail coverts are orange, black legs, black bill
- The call note is a harsh chack-chack-chack.
- The Kurdish wheatear mainly eats ants and other small insects.
This image was clicked by Balaji Venkatesh Sivaramakrishnan – via Flickr.
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