1066. Tringa americana

1066. Subsp. Tringa americana.
Tringa americana (C. L. Brehm), Vogelfang, p. 317 (1855) ; Cassin, B. N. Am. p. 719 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxiv. p. 608 ; T. alpina (nec. Linn.), Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 334 ; T. pacifica (Coues), P. Acad. N. S. Phil. 1861, p. 89 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 897 ; Ridgway, p. 160.
Male ad. Differs from T. alpina in being larger and more brightly coloured, the chin and upper throat pure white, contrasting conspicuously with the black on the lower breast. Culmen 1.7, wing 4.75, tail 2.25, tarsus 1.1 inch.
Hab. North America generally ; the West Indies in winter ; Eastern Siberia north to Kamchatka, south to Japan, Corea, and China, west to the Boganida.
Is merely a climatic form of our European Dunlin, and does not differ from it in habits, food, or nidification.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1066. Tringa americana
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1066
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
770
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
10995

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