1193. Uria mandti

1193. Mandt’s Guillemot.
URIA MANDTI.
Uria mandti, Licht, in Mandt. Obserr. &c. Diss. Inaug. p. 30 (1822) ; Dresser, viii. p. 587 ; (Tacz.), F. O. Sib. O. p. 1221 ; Ogilvie Grant, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxvi. p. 584 ; (Bidgway), p. 16.
Male ad. (Spitsbergen). Differs from U. grylle in having the bill slightly smaller, and the feathers constituting the white alar patch white to the base. Culmen 1.5, wing 6.4, tail 2.0, tarsus 1.1 inch. In winter the upper parts are whiter than in U. grylle.
Hab. Coasts of the circumpolar seas, to Franz Josef’s Land, Spitsbergen, Novaya Zemlya, North Greenland, and Arctic America, south to Labrador and Hudson’s Bay ; in the North
Pacific, Kamchatka, the Commander Islands, and Saghalien, and the northern coasts of E. Siberia.
In habits and nidification this species does not differ from U. grylle, and its eggs resemble those of that species.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1193. Uria mandti
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1193
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
865
Common name: 
Mandt’s Guillemot
M_ID: 
4724
M_SN: 
Cepphus grylle mandtii
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
10526

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