609. Corvus pastinator

609. EASTERN ROOK.
CORVUS PASTINATOR.
Corvus pastinator, Gould, P.Z.S. 1845. p. 1 ; (David and Oust), p. 369 ; (Sharpe). Cat. B, Br. Mus. iii. p. 10 ; (Tacz.), P. O. Sib. O. p. 537.
ad. (Japan). Differs from C. frugilegus in having the head and neck- glossed with purple and not with green, and in having only the apace from the base of the bill to the eye, and a small patch at the base of the lower mandible bare. Culmen 1.85, wing 11.75, tail 7.2, tarsus 2.05 inch.
Hab. Eastern Siberia, Kan-su, Mongolia, Corea, China, and Japan.
In habits and nidification it does not differ from C. frugilegus.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
609. Corvus pastinator
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
609
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
427
Common name: 
Eastern Rook
M_ID: 
20548
M_SN: 
Corvus frugilegus pastinator
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10224

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