Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura
Black Wheatear, Oukaimeden, Morocco, April 2014 - click for larger image Morocco
April 2014

The Black Wheatear is distributed in the Iberian Peninsula and in north-west Africa. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in steep, rocky and dry habitats normally at a higher altitude than White-crowned Wheatear O. leucopyga.

Black Wheatear, Boumalne du Dades, Morocco, April 2014 - click for larger image Photo 1 shows a particularly brown individual indicating that it is a female or juvenile. Photo 2 is of a male. It has a black inverted "T" on the white tail with a particularly broad terminal black band.
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