590. Garrulus krynickii

590. TURKISH BLACK-HEADED JAY.
GARRULUS KRYNICKII.
Garrulus krynickii, Kalenicz. Bull. Soc. Mosc. tom. xii. p. 319, pl. 9 (1839) ; Dresser, iv. p. 495, pls. 256, fig. 1, 257 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. iii. p. 99.
ad. (Turkey). Differs from G. atricapillus in having the forehead greyish white, each feather with a black spot extending over most of the terminal portion of the feather, the ear-coverts, sides of the face and neck vinous, and the nape and back greyish washed with rufous towards the rump. Culmen 1.35, wing 7.4, tail 6.4, tarsus 1.8 inch.
Hab. Southern Russia, Turkey, Asia Minor, and the Caucasus. In general habits and nidification not differing from G. glandarius, but its nest is as a rule smaller, and its eggs, from 5 to 7 in number, are rather darker.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
590. Garrulus krynickii
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
590
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
414
Common name: 
Turkish Black Headed Jay
M_ID: 
20365
M_SN: 
Garrulus glandarius krynicki
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
11054

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