(1726) Falco subbuteo jarkutensis.
THE KAMSCHATKAN HOBBY.
Falco jarkutensis Buturlin, Nascha Ochota, iv, p. 71 (1910) (N.E, Siberia). Falco subbuteo. Blanf. & Oates, iii, p. 422 (part.).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Distribution. This Hobby differs from the typical form in being slightly darker and slightly larger.
Colours of soft parts as in the other races.
Measurements as in the Central Asian race.
Distribution. Eastern Siberia and Central Asia to Kamtschatka and in Winter South to Japan and China. Meinertzhagen obtained specimens of this race in Ladak and the Winter birds obtained by me in Assam were also referable to it.
Nidification. Not recorded.
Habits. Those of the species.