Israel and Jordan.
E race yatii tentatively proposed as a separate species#R (although subsequently left lumped#R): differs in its pale lemon-yellow vs whitish-grey belly (2); much broader whitish or buffy edging on wing-coverts, tertials and rectrices (2); sandy-grey vs dull grey crown, mantle and rump (1); undertail-coverts without pale chestnut centres (ns); but no mensural differences exist, while vocal evidence remains to be gathered. Name mesopotamicus, proposed for birds in S Turkey, N Syria, Iraq and SW Iran, generally judged a synonym of nominate. Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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