Red-rumped wheatear

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The name red-rumped wheatear can also refer to the Kurdistan wheatear (O. xanthoprymna).
Red-rumped wheatear
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Oenanthe
Species: O. moesta
Binomial name
Oenanthe moesta
(Lichtenstein, 1823)

The red-rumped wheatear or buff-rumped wheatear (Oenanthe moesta) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

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