1198. Anthus campestris griseus

(1198) Anthus campestris griseus.

The Eastern Tawny Pipit.

Anthus campestris griseus Nicoll, Bull. B. O. C, xli, p. 25 (1923) (Turkestan). Agrodroma campestris minor Blasius, Natur. Vog. Mitteleurop., iii, p. 74 (1900). Anthus campestris. Blanf. & Oates, ii, p. 309 (part).

Vernacular names. Chillu (Hind.).

Description. Similar to the preceding bird but paler, rather more grey and less ochreous above and with a smaller bill.

Colours of soft parts as in the Tawny Pipit.

Measurements. Wing 81 to 88 mm.; tail 63 to 69 mm.; tarsus 25 to 26 mm.; culmen 12 to 13 mm.

Distribution. Breeding in Turkestan, Persia and Central Asia. Pound in Winter South to Egypt and the greater part of India from Sind and the North-West, East to Western Bengal and South to the Deccan, Central Provinces and the South of the Bombay Presidency.

Nidification and Habits. I can rind nothing recorded.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
1198. Anthus campestris griseus
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1198
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
293
Common name: 
Eastern Tawny Pipit
M_ID: 
30398
M_CN: 
Tawny Pipit
M_SN: 
Anthus campestris
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
4055

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