T H E B L A C K W H E A T E A R (Oenantbe leucurd) has a very restricted range in south-west Europe and north-west Africa. In Europe it is confined to Portugal, the southern three-quarters of Spain (including the Balearic Islands) and the small part of south-eastern France and north-western Italy between Marseilles and Genoa (thus particularly associated with the region of the Riviera and the Mari...

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