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Blue Rock Thrush
(Redirected from Monticola solitarius longirostris)
20â€“23 cm (7Â¾-9 in)
Female variable and immature
There are 5 subspecies:
Fairly conspicuous on exposed rocky slopes, road cuts even through forests, open areas including parks, and along rocky streams and rivers (on wintering grounds).
They nest on steep cliffs in rock cavities and walls. The clutch consists of 3-5 eggs.
The diet vertebrates, small vertebrates, insects and fruit. Insects include grasshoppers, locusts and crickets.
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