342. Lanius mollis

342. MONGOLIAN GREY SHRIKE.
LANIUS MOLLIS.
Lanius mollis, Eversm. Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. xxvi. p. 498 (1853) ; Bogdanoff, Sorokop. Russk. Faun. p. 97 (partim) ; Gadow, Cat. B. Br. Mus. viii. p. 241.
Ad. (Mongolia). Resembles tawny specimens of L. borealis, but has the upper and under tail-coverts sandy buff, and the rump fulvous ; wing with a single alar bar. Culmen 0.9, wing 4.70, tail 4.65, tarsus 1.1 inch.
Hab. Altai range, Mongolia, Nov. Ssaissan, Chami.
In habits it does not differ from L. excubitor, and I do not find anything on record respecting its nidification.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
342. Lanius mollis
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
342
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
231
Common name: 
Mongolian Grey Shrike
M_ID: 
19100
M_SN: 
Lanius excubitor mollis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10552

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