257. Parus berezovskii

257.SUBSP. PARUS BEREZOVSKII.
Parus berezovskii, Pleske. Prjevalsky’s Reisen, ii. Vogel, p. 163, Taf vii. figs. 3, 4 (1894).
Ad. Differs from P. flavipectus in having the crown washed with sooty grey, the stripe on the side of the head restricted to the front of the eye. the hand on the nape small or wanting, and the spot on the abdomen wanting ; bill dark horn, lighter on the edges ; legs plumbeous ; iris brown. Culmen 0.37, wing 2.5, tail 2.35, tarsus 0.7 inch.
Hab. Upper Chuanche in Mongolia.
All we know about this species is that Col. Prjevalsky met with it on the upper Chuanche, where it inhabits thickets to an altitude of 8,000 feet. On the 23rd May he saw young birds which had left the nest.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
257. Parus berezovskii
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
257
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
176
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10899

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