598. Corvus dauuricus

598. DAITBIAN JACKDAW.
CORVUS DAUURICUS.
Coi-vus dauuricus, Pall. Reise, &o. iii. Anhang, p. U94 (1776) ; id. Zoogr R. As. i. p. 387, tab. xv. ; (Temm, and Sehlegel), Faun, Jap. Aves p. 80, pl. 41 ; (David and Oust.), Ois. Chine, p. 370 ; (Sharpe), Cat. I’. Br. Mus. iii. p. 28 ; (Tacz.), F. 0. Sib. 0. p. 521,
Peggoja-Gcdka, Russ||j Alaldn, Bnrat.; Tontro, Tungus. Kokumaro-gamsu, Jap.
Male ad. (E. Siberia), Nape, hind neck, sides of the neck, lower throat and abdomen white ; rest of the plumage deep black, glossed with purple and gieen ; the ear-coverts streaked with grayish white; bill and legs black; iris brownish grey. Culmen 12, wing 9-2, tail 5*1, tarsus l-7 inch. The female is rather duller in colour, and the young ha re the black por¬tions of the plumage much duller, and have the white portions tinged with dull grey.
Hab. Siberia, from Irkutsk and the Altai east to the Pacific; Northern China, Corea, Mongolia, Manchuria, and Japan. In habits it does not differ from the European Jackdaw. It nests in the rocks, in hollow trees, and even in the forks of the branches, and its eggs resemble those of C. monedula.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
598. Corvus dauuricus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
598
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
419
Common name: 
Daitbian Jackdaw
M_ID: 
20514
M_CN: 
Daurian Jackdaw
M_SN: 
Coloeus dauuricus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10184

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