This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.
Oenanthe lugens (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously split as O. lugens and O. lugentoides following AERC TAC (2003); Cramp et al. (1977-1994); Dowsett & Forbes-Watson (1993).
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Oenanthe lugens. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/oenanthe-lugens on 10/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 10/06/2023.