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Red-tailed Wheatear  

Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna (in Rotterdam)
 
On 3rd June 2008 we found a pale morph female Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna
in the western section of the Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands: 51.55N 04.00E. There exists
only one previous record in Europe outside the breeding area: a male of the nominate race

xanthoprymna
 found in Konia, Cyprus, November 2006. The nominate race breeds from SE
Turkey eastwards to Iran.

photography
: Ellen Sandberg / Norman Deans van Swelm                

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1. Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna 03062008 Rotterdam, The Netherlands c Ellen Sandberg


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2. Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna 03062008 Rotterdam, The Netherlands


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3. Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna 03062008 Rotterdam, The Netherlands


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4. Red-tailed Wheatear 03062008 Rotterdam, The Netherlands - b


More pictures of Red-tailed Wheatears can be seen here:
 
  http://www.tommypedersen.com/Species-account.htm

Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta -
pictures of skins taken in the National Museum for Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands

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01. Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta l to r 4 females & 1 1CY male -
National Museum for Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands

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02. Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta female underside tail -
 National Museum for Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands


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03. Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta l to r 4 females & 1 1CY male underside -
 National Museum for Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands


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04. Red-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta l upper tail female -
National Museum for Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands

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