Cyprus Wheatear (Oenanthe cypriaca) - HBW 10, p. 799
French: Traquet de Chypre
Spanish: Collalba Chipriota
Other common names: Cyprus Pied Wheatear
Taxonomy: Saxicola cypriaca Homeyer, 1884, Cyprus.
Probably forms a superspecies with O. pleschanka; formerly considered conspecific, but vocally very different. Monotypic.
Distribution: Cyprus; non-breeding NE Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Androlikou, Paphos District, Cyprus
Christoph Randler 1 May 2009 2 years ago 4.3
Male, spring plumage.
Locality Paphos District, Cyprus (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 19 April 2011 1 year ago 4.2
Male, frontal view.
Locality Troodos Mountains, Cyprus (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 16 April 2011 1 year ago 4
male on a twig.
Locality Valley of Tears, Golan Heights, Israel
Lior Kislev 29 March 2011 2 years ago 4
juvenile bird just fledged
Locality Mavrokolympos Dam, Paphos District, Cyprus
Christoph Randler 1 May 2009 3 years ago 4
Locality Paphos District, Cyprus
Christoph Randler 1 May 2009 3 years ago 3
A male carrying food to the nest
Locality Saint Hilarion Castle, Kyrenia, Kyrenia District, Cyprus (Monotypic species)
Melis Charalambides 30 April 2008 3 years ago 3
A bird on a branch.
Locality Kato Akourdaleia, Paphos District, Cyprus (Monotypic species)
Cieronymidou 20 March 2009 3 years ago 2.5