43. Saxicola seebohmi

43. SEEBOHM’S WHEATEAR.
SAXICOLA SEEBOHMI.
Saxicola seebohmi, Dixon, Ibis. 1882, p. 563, pl. xiv. Dresser, ix. p. 23, pl. 636 ; Koenig, J. f. O. 1895, p. 185, Tabb. iii., v. fig. 2.
Male ad. (Algeria). Upper parts as in S. oenanthe, but the wings and dark portion of the tail are black, the lores, chin, sides of the head below the eye and the throat, are black ; rest of the under parts white ; axillaries and under wing-coverts black edged with white at the tip ; bill and legs black ; iris dark brown. Culmen 0.68. wing 3.87, tail 2.45, tarsus 1.05 inch. The female resembles S. oenanthe, but is browner in colour. The young male differs from the adult in having the upper parts tinged with sandy buff, the black on the throat less extended, the wings brownish black, and the under parts dull white.
Hab. Algeria.
Frequents desolate, stony localities, and is not shy. Nothing is as yet known of its nidification.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
43. Saxicola seebohmi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
43
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
30
Common name: 
Seebohm’s Wheatear
M_ID: 
28498
M_SN: 
Oenanthe oenanthe seebohmi
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10768

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