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European Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros gibraltariensis (J.F.Gmelin, 1789)

Европейская горихвостка-чернушка | Қошқыл қызылқұйрық

Zhylandy cape, Mangystau.
© Askar Isabekov


Males don't have rusty color on underparts, all underparts are dark-grey, with the exception of the undertail. White outer webs of secondaries and tertials formed white panel on the furled wing. However, this speculum may be variable in size, and even lack.


In Kazakhstan nesting was found in 2016 in the northern part of the Kostanay region (near the Karabalyk village). Since 2007 migrating birds regularly recorded in Mangayshlak peninsula, Northern Trans-Caspian area, and occasionally in Northern Kazakhstan (Naurzum), Central Kazakhstan (Kurgaldzhino) and Southern Kazakhstan.


В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург, Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.
Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.
Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.
Федоренко В.А. 2018. Новый подвид горихвостки-чернушки – Phoenicurus ochruros murinus subsp. nov. из Алтайско-Саянской горной страны и актуальный ареал горихвостки-чернушки. Труды Зоологического института РАН. Том 322, № 2: 108–128.


relative taxons

Phoenicurus ochruros
(S. G. Gmelin, 1774)
Phoenicurus ochruros phoenicuroides
(Horsfield et Moore, 1854)
Phoenicurus ochruros murinus
(Fedorenko, 2018)

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Анна Ясько: Скорее всего, тоже белошапочная.


Андрей Коваленко: Зяблик. Но я бы такие фото не выставлял...


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