Northern Wheatear
Oenanthe oenanthe
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The northern wheatear is a palearctic migrant. They have been tracked from Alaska and the Baffin Islands to East Africa. The top bird was seen near Mkomazi (1-21), courtesy of Per Holmen. The next photos were taken at Lake Eyasi (2-08), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The immature was at Ngorongoro (1-09) and the right 3rd row bird was at Nyamalumbwa (10-10). The bottom birds were seen at Engikaret (left, 2-10 & right 2-08). Click the lower female to see 12 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Roger Zimmerman, Valéry Schollaert
Michael Oates, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 3-12-22