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Alvor, Algarve


Make Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/1250, f/14.0, ISO 1250 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Passeriformes   Family  Muscicapidae

Deutsch  Blaumerle Dutch  Blauwe Rotslijster
Italian  Passero solitario Spanish  Roquero Solitario


The Blue Rock Thrush is no longer considered a thrush, i.e.a member of the Turdidae family, but rather an old world Flycatcher and a member of the Muscicapidae family.

Le Merle bleu n'est plus considéré comme membre de la famille des Grives (Turdidae), mais comme un Gobe-mouchen c'est à dire comme un membre de la famille des Muscicapidae.


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Blue Rock Thrush
Monticola solitarius
Monticole bleu

Jean-Michel PAULUS