1105. Numenius variegatus

1105. Subsp. Numenius variegatus.
Numenius variegatus (Scopoli), Del. Flor, et Faun. Insubr, ii. p. 92 (1786) ; Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 317 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxiv. p. 361 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 943 ; N. uropygialis, Gould, P.Z.S. 1840, p. 175 ; id. B. of Austral, vi. pl. 43.
Ko-shaku-shigi, Jap.
Male ad. (Japan). Differs from N. phoeopus in having the lower back and rump boldly marked with brown, and the axillaries more broadly and closely barred. Culmen 3.2, wing 8.9, tail 3.78, tarsus 2.2 inch.
Hab. Eastern Siberia, north to Kamchatka ; Japan, Corea, and China ; migrating south through the Malay Archipelago to Australia for the winter.
In habits it does not appear to differ from N. phoeopus, but its nest and eggs seem to be unknown.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1105. Numenius variegatus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1105
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
802
M_ID: 
4265
M_SN: 
Numenius phaeopus variegatus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
10997

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