634. Dendrocopus pernyi

634. PERNY’S PIED WOODPECKER.
DENDROCOPUS PERNYI.
Dendrocopus pernyi (Verr.), Rev. and Mag. de Zool. 1867, p. 271, pl. 16 ; (David and Oust.), Ois. Chine, p. 48 ; Hargitt, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xviii. p. 225 ; (Berezovski and Bianchi), Ptitz. Gan-su, etc. p. 49.
Male ad. (Kan-su). Somewhat resembles D. darjilensis, but is smaller, has no yellow on the sides of the neck, these parts being dull white ; the under parts are paler, being buffy white, and less conspicuously striped ; chin and upper throat white ; the black stripes on each side of the, throat widen below and merge into a broad deep black band which crosses the breast in the centre of which there is a crimson patch. The bill also is much smaller than that of D. darjilensis ; bill greyish, the base of the under mandible yellow ; legs greenish ; iris red. Culmen 0.8, wing 4.22, tail 3.0, tarsus 0.7 inch.
Hab. Szechuen in Western China, Moupin and Eastern Tibet, where it is not rare. According to Abbe David it is a resident, and its note is similar to that of D. major, from which it does not appear to differ in habits.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
634. Dendrocopus pernyi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
634
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
443
Common name: 
Perny’s Pied Woodpecker
M_ID: 
10664
M_SN: 
Dendrocopos cathpharius pernyii
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10627

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