Basalt Wheatear in Israel

A new/good species?

Hope this stays. Yoav says I should look out for it from the plane window…?!

More on why this bird is so interesting and on the Eilat Bird Festival here.

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One Response to Basalt Wheatear in Israel

  1. Ian Andrews says:

    Don’t know whether you are aware of this paper:
    Förschler, M.I., Khoury, F., Bairlein, F., Aliabadian, M., Phylogeny of the Mourning
    Wheatear Oenanthe lugens complex, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2010), doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.03.022
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S105579031000120X

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