229. Acredula macedonica

229. SUBSP. ACREDULA MACEDONICA.
Acredula macedonica, Salvad, and Dresser, Bull. B. O. Club, i. p. xv (1892) ; Dresser, ix. p. 111, pl. 655, fig. 1.
Ad. (Greece). Upper parts as in A. rosea, but the black bands on the sides of the crown are conspicuously broader, and extend to the base of the bill ; under parts white, sides of the throat faintly striated with grey, and a narrow blackish grey band passes across the breast ; the throat being also faintly marked with dark grey ; flanks washed with rose ; bill and legs black ; iris dark brown. Culmen 0.3, wing 2.4, tail 3.3, tarsus 0.6 inch. Sexes alike.
Hab. Resident in Greece, and probably also in Macedonia and Bulgaria. Respecting its habits and nidification nothing is on record.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
229. Acredula macedonica
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
229
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
160
M_ID: 
22887
M_SN: 
Aegithalos caudatus macedonicus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10889

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