1816. Accipiter gularis stevensoni

(1816) Accipiter gularis stevensoni.

THE PALE EASTERN SPARROW-HAWK.

Accipiter stevensoni Gurney, Ibis, 1863, p. 447 (Hongkong).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Similar to the preceding bird but distinctly paler, both in the male and female, most noticeably on the lower plumage.

Colours of soft parts .as in the other races.

Measurements, Wing 162 to 173 mm., 184 to 193 mm.

Distribution. Northern China, to Manchuria, migrating South to the Indo-Chinese countries, Burma, the Malay Peninsula and Archipelago.

Nidification. Unknown.

Habits. Similar to those of the preceding form.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.5 1928.
Title in Book: 
1816. Accipiter gularis stevensoni
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1816
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
163
Common name: 
Pale Eastern Sparrow Hawk
M_ID: 
2942
M_CN: 
Japanese Sparrowhawk
M_SN: 
Accipiter gularis
Volume: 
Vol. 5
Term name: 
id: 
4453

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