1100. Limosa baueri

1100. SUBSP. LIMOSA BAUERI.
Limosa baueri, Naum. Vog. Deutschl, viii. p. 429 (1836) ; David and Oust. Ois. Chine, p. 459 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 933 : Ridgway, p. 163 ; L. novoe-zealandioe, Gray, Gen. of B. iii. p. 570 (1847) ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxiv. p. 377 ; L. uropygialis, Gould, P.Z.S. 1848, p. 38 ; id. B. of Austr, vi. pl. 29 ; Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 329.
Veretennic, Russ.
Male ad. (Japan). Differs from L. lapponica in summer in having the red portion of the plumage paler, the lower back and rump blackish with white margins, and the axillaries distinctly barred with brown. Culmen 3.15, wing 8.74, tail 2.95, tarsus, 2.16 inch. In winter it can always be recognised by the dark rump and barred axillaries.
Hab. Alaska ; Eastern Siberia ; the Commander Islands ; Mongolia ; Japan ; Corea ; migrating to S. China, the Malay Archipelago, Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand in winter.
In general habits it does not differ from L. lapponica. It breeds in the Lake Hanka district in Mongolia, and in Alaska, its nest being a rounded depression in a tussock, lined with dry grass, and its 2 eggs, which are described as being light olivaceous, spotted with dark brown, but sometimes nearly uniform, in size measure about 2.20 by 1.42.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1100. Limosa baueri
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1100
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
798
M_ID: 
4253
M_SN: 
Limosa lapponica baueri
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
10996

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