861. Aethyia bAeri

861. BAER’S DUCK.
AETHYIA BAERI.
AEthyia boeri (Radde), Reis. S. O. Sib. ii. p. 376, pl. 15 (1863) ; (David and Oust.), Ois. Chine, p. 509. pl. 124 ; (Seebohm), B. Jap, Emp. p. 254 ; (Salvadori), Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxvii. p. 344 ; (Tacz.), F. O Sib. O. p. 1169 ; (Blanf.) F. Brit. Ind. Birds, iv. p. 461.
Akahajiro, Jap.
Male ad. Differs from N. ferruginea in having the head and neck black, glossed with bottle-green ; bill bluish plumbeous, the base and nail black ; feet lead-grey ; iris white or pale yellow. Culmen 2.0, wing 8.0, tail 2.8, taraus 1.25 inch. The female differs from that of N. ferruginea in having the head and neck brownish black, with a very faint gloss ; lores rufous brown.
Hab. Kamchatka ; Eastern Siberia ; in winter migrating to Japan, China, and India ; has once occurred in England (cf. Bull. B. O. Club xii p. 25). In its general habits and nidification it resembles AE. nyroca ; its eggs also resemble those of that species, being yellowish buff, and measure about 2.1 by 1.54. CLANGULA. Leach, 1819.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
861. Aethyia bAeri
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
861
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
621
Common name: 
Baer’s Duck
M_ID: 
515
M_CN: 
Baer's Pochard
M_SN: 
Aythya baeri
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
9990

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