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Please could you identify the bird in the attached photo. It lives on an arid South Turkish island near the mainland with goats and rabbits as company,
It is a wheatear, and I'm fairly sure it is a Cyprus wheatear, Oenanthe cypriaca.
The thing that erodes my confidence a little the the pale colouration on the throat, but in breeding plumage that area does chance.
Thank you Mike.
It lives on a very arid island adjacent to the mainland without much in the way of trees, only scruby bushes and no water. Still it seems to survive presumably on small insects etc.