264. Parus ombriosus

264. Subsp. Parus ombriosus.
Parus ombriosus, Meade-Waldo, Ann. and Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 6. v. p. 103 (1890) ; id. Ibis, 1890, pl. xiii ; Dresser, ix. p. 131, pl. 661.
Ad. Resembles P. ultramarinus but has only a band across the forepart of the back slate-blue, the rest of the back and rump being green, darker in tint than in P. coeruleus ; primaries narrowly bordered, and secondaries tipped with white. Culmen 0.4, wing 2.5, tail 2.25, tarsus 0.75 inch.
Hab. Island of Hierro, Canaries.
Frequents the pine-woods, and is occasionally found in the tree heaths and laurels, but in general habits does not differ from P. teneriffoe. Its nest and eggs are as yet unknown.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
264. Parus ombriosus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
264
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
179
M_ID: 
21220
M_SN: 
Cyanistes teneriffae ombriosus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10903

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