390. Hirundo erythrogastra

390. SUBSP. HIRUNDO ERYTHROGASTRA.
Hirundo crythrogastra, Bodd. Tabl. Pl. Enl. p. 45 (1783) ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. x. p. 137 ; Ridgway, p. 461 ; Oaten, F. Brit. Ind. Birds, ii. p. 279 ; H. rufa, Gmel. Syst. Nat. ii. p. 1018 (1788) ; Brewer, N. Am. Oolog. p. 91, pl. 5, figs. 63-67 (eggs) ; H. horreorum, Bartr. Fragm. Nat. Hist. p. 17 (1799) ; Baird, Brewer, and Ridg. Hist. N. Am. B. p. 339, pl. 16, fig. 9.
Male ad. (N. America). Differs from H. rustica in having the thoracic band interrupted, and in having the under parts below the band pale rufous. Culmen 0.4, wing 4.7, tail 3.6, tarsus 0.42 inch.
Hab. North-Eastern Siberia, migrating through Mongolia ; wintering in Burma and Southern China ; N. America as far north as Alaska, south to Southern Brazil ; a straggler to Greenland.
In habits and nidification it does not differ from H. rustica.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
390. Hirundo erythrogastra
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
390
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
266
M_ID: 
22507
M_SN: 
Hirundo rustica erythrogaster
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10922

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