700. Bubo dorriesi

700. SUBSP. BUBO DORRIESI.
Bubo dorriesi, Seebohm, Bull. B. O. Club, v. p. iv. (1895).
Female ad. (Amur-Bay). Differs from B. blakistoni, merely in having the upper parts paler and whiter, and in having a white nuchal patch ; tail creamy white blotched with blackish towards the end, the middle feathers indistinctly vermiculated with pale brown. Wing 17.5, tail 10.5, tarsus 2.9 inch.
Hab. Eastern Siberia.
Nothing is known of the habits and nidification of this bird, though five specimens have been obtained. The specimen described is a very fine female in the Rothschild Museum at Tring.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
700. Bubo dorriesi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
700
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
491
M_ID: 
6599
M_SN: 
Bubo blakistoni doerriesi
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10968

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