1076. Tringa couesi

1076. Subsp. Tringa couesi.
Tringa couesi (Ridgway), Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, v. p. 160 (1880) ; Nelson, Rep. Nat. Hist. Alaska, p. 103, pl. vi. ; Ridgway, p. 154 ; (Sharpe), Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxiv. p. 583 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 905.
Male ad. Differs from T. maritima in having the bill shorter, the upper parts more richly marked with rusty red, the breast mure marked with blackish, with more or less of a black patch on each side. Culmen 1.0, wing 5.1, tail 1.9, tarsus 0.91 inch. In winter the plumage is like that of T. maritima.
Hab. N.E. Siberia, the Chukchi Peninsula, the Kuriles and Aleutian Isles ; Kamchatka ; Alaska.
Is an eastern representative of T. maritima, and does not differ from that species in its general habits. Its eggs are described as being pale olive-buff, varying to light brownish buff, spotted longitudinally and somewhat spirally with vandyke-brown or deep umber, and measure about 1.46 by 1.00.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1076. Tringa couesi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1076
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
777
Common name: 
Tringa Couesi
M_ID: 
4352
M_SN: 
Calidris ptilocnemis couesi
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
11049

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