Thursday, 8 May 2014

Siberian Stonechat

Siberian Stonechat

Saxicola maurus

This bird was found at Fair Isle on April 27th 2014. It was filmed by Tommy H. Hyndmann.This taxon formerly was called ssp variegata, but now it is called ssp hempricchii.
The British Birding Association now recognises four species of stonechat on the British List - Caspian, Siberian, Stejneger's and Common..

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