389. Hirundo gutturalis

389. SUBSP. HIRUNDO GUTTURALIS.
Hirundo gutturalis, Scop. Del. Flor. and Faun. Insubr. ii. p. 96 (1786) ; David and Oust. Ois. Chine, p. 124 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. x. p. 134 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 173 : Oates, F. Brit, Ind. Birds, ii p. 277.
Ad. (Siberia). Differs from H. rustica only in having the black thoracic band narrower, and more or less interrupted in the middle. Culmen 0.4, wing 4.7, tail 3.6, tarsus 0.4 ; outer rectrices 1.8 inch longer than the middle ones.
Hab. Eastern Siberia as far north as Kamchatka ; Japan, Mongolia, and China ; wintering in Southern China, Burma, India as far west as Calcutta, the Indo-Malayan area, and has been obtained as far south as the north coast of Australia.
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: 
389. Hirundo gutturalis
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
389
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
265
M_ID: 
22504
M_SN: 
Hirundo rustica gutturalis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10921

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