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Ammomanes phoenicura
Photo © by Rakesh
Pashan Pune, Maharashtra, India 10 December 2006



Pakistan and India.


This is a monotypic species1; however, some authorities recognize an additional subspecies testacea2.

The scientific name used for this species has in the past been Ammomanes phoenicurus.


Open stony country and low rocky hills.



  1. Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019
  2. Avibase presumably based on Dickinson, Edward C. (ed.). 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691117010

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