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European Robin

Erithacus rubecula rubecula (Linnaeus 1758)

Зарянка | Таңшымшық

Aktau, Eastern part of Caspian Sea
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The upper parts are darker and less clean-grey color, with more dispersed buffy-olive tinge than on tataricus; on the upper tail coverts and on the borders of the outer webs of tail feathers the buffy-olive tinge is more dispersed; the rusty colour on the forehead, lore, throat and breast is darker than on tataricus.


Breeds in Western Kazakhstan on Ilek valley and in Karabutak river mouth, however recent years it not recorded in these areas. On migration occurs in Volga-Ural area, in lower current of Ural river valley, in lower current of Emba river, in Mugodzhary ridge, in lower reaches of Turgay river (9 and 26 October 1975), and on Mangyshlak. In winter it recorded on Barsa-Kelmes island.


"Птицы Казахстана" том 3. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1970. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.


relative taxons

Erithacus rubecula
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Erithacus rubecula tataricus
(Grote, 1928)


Erithacus rubecula pinetorum
(Brehm, 1831)
Erithacus rubecula foliorum
(Brehm, 1831)
Erithacus rubecula septentrionalis
(Brehm, 1831)
Erithacus rubecula major
(Prazak, 1897)

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