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Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)

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Male Rock Thrush
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Male Rock Thrush
Summer visitor.
Medium-sized, stylised bird. The nuptial plumage of the male includes a reddish tail, abdomen and breast, blue-grey head and back, black wings and a white patch on the back. The plumage of the male in autumn and the female is reddish and densely vermiculated.
Similar species
From April to September.
Seeing the species
Relatively easy, although its low density means it is necessary to search a bit.
Where to watch it
Belagua, Urbasa-Andia, Lumbier-Arbayun, Sangüesa.

Recommended observation points: Belagua, Urbasa, Lumbier-Arbaiun, Sangüesa.

Times of the year present: de abril a septiembre.

Observation: relativamente fácil, aunque su baja densidad hace que sea necesario buscarlo un poco.

Nature: estival.

Description: pájaro mediano, estilizado. Macho en plumaje nupcial con cola, vientre y pecho rojizos, cabeza y espalda gris-azulados, alas negras y una mancha blanca en la espalda. Macho en otoño y hembra pardo rojiza con plumaje densamente vermiculado.

Similar species: ninguna.

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