Agrodroma similis

Agrodroma similis, Jerd.

603. :- A cinnamomea, Rupp. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 235; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 412.

THE RUFOUS ROCK PIPIT.

Length, 8.25 ; wing, 3.8 ; tarsus, 1.1.

Bill dusky, paler at base beneath ; irides brown; legs fleshy.

Upper parts dusky olive-brown, the .feathers more or less edged with pale ferruginous, deepest on the margins of the wing-feathers ; beneath and superciliary stripe ferruginous, with narrow brown streaks on the foreneck and breast; chin and throat dull white; tail with its outermost feathers dark, obliquely tipped for its terminal third with ruddy-whitish, which extends up the narrow outer web to near its base ; and the penultimate feather is tipped for about one-quarter of an inch only with the same.

The occurrence of this Pipit within our limits is doubtful, a single specimen only being recorded from the neighbourhood of Ahmednagar.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Agrodroma similis
Spp Author: 
Jerd.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
246
Common name: 
Rufous Rock Pipit
M_ID: 
30399
M_CN: 
Long-billed Pipit
M_SN: 
Anthus similis
Term name: 
id: 
11749

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