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Whinchat Saxicola rubetra   - In moult
Whinchat
Photographer : © Klemens Steiof
Location :Udawalawe National Park, Uva-Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Date : 8 February 2015
English synonyms:European Whinchat, Marsh Bushchat, Meadow Chat, Grass Chat
Bird Family :Saxicolini - Robins, Nightingales, Chats, Shamas, Redstarts, Grandala, Forktails, Cochoas & Wheatears
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The first record of this species for Sri Lanka and the Indian Subcontinent.
Ref:
Steiof, K., De Silva, C., Jayarathna, J., Mädlow, W., Pohl, M., Püschel, W., & Zerning, M., 2017. Whinchat Saxicola rubetra in Sri Lanka in February 2015: First record for the island and the Indian Subcontinent. Indian BIRDS 13 (4): 108–111

http://indianbirds.in/pdfs/IB_13_4_SteiofETAL_Whinchat.pdf

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