593. Garrulus lidthi

593. LIDTH’S JAY.
GARRULUS LIDTHI.
Garrulus lidthi, Bp. Consp, i. p. 376 (1850) ; id. P.Z.S. 1850, p. 80, Aves, pl. xvii ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. iii. p. 102.
Rufescent vinaceous ; entire head, neck, wings, and tail dark azure ; forehead and lores blackish ; feathers of the throat lanceolate, the barbules lax, the shafts white ; wing-coverts barred with black ; quills and tail blackish towards the tip and tipped with white ; the blue of the head and neck gradually merging into the rufescent vinous of the back and abdomen ; bill white, high, much compressed ; tail longish, even. Culmen 1.50, wing 7.0, tail 5.50, tarsus 1.8 inch. (Bp).
Hab. Japan.
Nothing is known respecting this Jay beyond that two specimens, said to have come from the interior of Japan, were sent to Europe, but no one has met with it there since.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
593. Garrulus lidthi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
593
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
415
Common name: 
Lidth’s Jay
M_ID: 
20383
M_CN: 
Lidth's Jay
M_SN: 
Garrulus lidthi
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10491

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