1195. Uria carbo

1195. Sooty Guillemot.
URIA CARBO.
Uria carbo (Pall.), Zoogr. Ross. As. ii. p. 350, pl. lxxix. (1811) ; Gould. B. of As. vii. pl. 71 ; Schrenck, Reis. Amurl, i. p. 496, pl. xvi. fig. 1 (egg) ; (Seebohm), B. Jap. Emp. p. 274 ; (Tacz.), F. O. Sib. O. p. 1224 ; Ogilvie Grant, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxvi. p. 589 ; (Ridgway), p. 17.
Male ad. (Japan). Differs from U. columba in having a more robust and longer bill ; general colour slaty black, paler below, tinged with brown on the shoulders, under wing-coverts, and axillaries ; orbital region white, white alar patch large ; feathers on the chin and throat and above the nasal opening whitish ; tail composed of 14 feathers. Culmen 2.0, wing 7.7, tail 2.05, tarsus 1.5 inch.
Hab. North Pacific from the Commander Islands, the Sea of Ochotsk, Kamchatka, the Kurile Islands, and coasts of Japan and Corea In habits and nidification it does not differ from U. grylle, but its eggs are a trifle larger and more boldly marked.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1195. Uria carbo
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1195
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
866
Common name: 
Sooty Guillemot
M_ID: 
4733
M_CN: 
Spectacled Guillemot
M_SN: 
Cepphus carbo
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
10839

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