589. Garrulus atricapillus

589. SYRIAN JAY.
GARRULUS ATRICAPILLUS.
Garrulus atricapillus, Isid. Geoffr. St. Hilaire, Etud. Zool. fasc. i. (1832) ; Dresser, iv. p. 491, pl. 256, fig. 2 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. iii. p. 97 ; G. strident, (Hempr. and Ehr.) Symb. Phys. Av. fol. L. (1833) ; G. melanocephalus, Gene. Mem. Accad. Torin. xxxviii. p. 298 (1834) ; G. iliceti, Licht. Nomencl. Av. p. 9 (1854).
ad. (Palestine). Differs from G. glandarius in having the crest deep black, the forehead, sides of head and face, and throat pare white, the back and wing-coverts pale fawn-brown, and in having rather more white on the secondaries. Culmen 0.85, wing 7.1, tail 6.0, tarsus 1.10 inch.
Hab. Palestine, Syria, the Caucasus, and Persia. In its habits this species is said not to differ from G. glandarius, and its nest and eggs resemble those of that species.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
589. Garrulus atricapillus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
589
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
413
Common name: 
Syrian Jay
M_ID: 
20366
M_SN: 
Garrulus glandarius atricapillus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
11016

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