320. Anthus japonicus

320. SUBSP. ANTHUS JAPONICUS.
Anthus japonicus, Temm, and Schlegel, Faun. Jap. Aves. p. 59, pl. 24, (1850) ; Sharpe, Cat, B. Br. Mus. x. p 598.
Ad. Differs from A. spipoletta merely in having the. upper parts rather more olivaceous in tinge and the under parts honey-buff and more boldly spotted. Culmen 0.55, wing 3.35, tail 2.6, tarsus 0.9 inch.
Hab. Kamchatka, Dauria, and the Ussuri country, wintering in Japan and China.
In habits it does not differ from A. spipoletta, and like that species frequents the coasts, and bush-covered plains. It has has been found breeding in Kamchatka. It is a somewhat doubt¬ful species differing so little from A. spipoletta and the American Pipit Anthus pennsylvanicus.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
320. Anthus japonicus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
320
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
215
M_ID: 
30458
M_SN: 
Anthus rubescens japonicus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10915

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