224. Acredula rosea

224. SUBSP. ACREDULA ROSEA.
Acredula rosea, (Blyth), ed. White's Nat. Hist. of Selb, p. 111. footnote (1836) ; Gould, B. of Gt. Brit. ii. pl. 28, 29 ; Dresser, iii. p. 63, pl. 103 ; Gadow, Cat. B. Br. Mus. viii. p. 61 ; Saunders, p. 101 ; A. caudata, Hewitson, i. p. 158, pl. xl. fig. 2 ; Newton, i. p. 504 ; Lilford, ii. p. 110, pl. 50 (partim).
Codona, Ital.
Ad. (Great Britain). Differ? from A. caudata in having the middle of the crown only white, bordered on each side by a broad black band extending from the base of the bill over the eye and joining the black on the nape ; under parts dull white slightly marked with brown on the breast and sides of the neck ; bill and legs black ; iris brown, ring round the eye orange-yellow. Culmen 0.3, wing 2.5, tail 3.6, tarsus 0.7 inch ; sexes alike.
Hab. The British Isles, and west central Europe to N. Italy, where it meets Acredula irbii.
In habits, note, food, and nidification the present species does not differ from A. caudata.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
224. Acredula rosea
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
224
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
158
M_ID: 
22880
M_SN: 
Aegithalos caudatus rosaceus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10884

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