Northern Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)

Code 4

NOWH

Code 6

OENOEN

ITIS

HEAD

Northern Wheatear Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown in all ages.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray with white eyebrow and black mask.
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Buff
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Northern Wheatear Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 14-15 cm (5.5-6 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: White with buff breast.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Northern Wheatear Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Relatively slow direct flight with shallow wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 27-28 cm (10.5-11 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White and black
  • Under Tail: White and black
  • Leg Color: Gray-black
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X