638. Dendrocopus pipra

638. SUBSP. DENDROCOPUS PIPRA.
Dendrocopus pipra (Pall.), Zoogr. Ross. As. i. p. 414 (1811) ; (Dresser), v. p. 65, pl. 283 ; Hargitt. Cat. B. Br. Mus. xviii. p. 255 ; D. kamtschatkensis (Bp.), Consp. Volucr. Zygod. p. 8, No. 49 (1854) ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 706 ; D. immaculatus Stenj. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. ii. p. 98 (1884).
ad. (N. E. Siberia). Differs from D. minor in having the white portions of the plumage more extensive ; the back is not regularly barred but has merely a few irregular indications of bars, the outer tail-feathers are much more faintly barred, and the under parts are pure white with faint indications of stripes on the bides of the breast. Culmen 0.72, wing 3.8, tail 2.7, tarsus 0.68 inch.
Hab. N. Ural, throughout Northern Siberia, north of about 55° N. Lat. to Kamchatka and Behring Island. In habits, note, and nidification this species does not differ from D. minor.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
638. Dendrocopus pipra
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
638
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
445
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10958

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