234. Parus minor

234. JAPANESE TITMOUSE.
PARUS MINOR.
Parus minor, Temm, and Schlegel, Faun. Jap. Aves. p. 70, pl. 33 (1850) ; Gould, B. of Asia, ii. pl. 56 ; Gadow, Cat. B. Br. Mus. viii. p. 15.
Male ad. (Japan). Differs from P. major by its smaller size, in having the under parts white with a creamy tinge, and on the occiput a tiny white patch between the black of the crown and the yellow on the neck. Culmen 0.48, wing 2.72, tail 2.38, tarsus 0.65 inch. Female similar but is rather duller.
Hab. The Ussuri country in eastern Siberia. Manchuria. Mongolia, northern China, and Japan.
In general habits it does not appreciably differ from P. major, and its nest and eggs resemble those of that species, but the latter are somewhat smaller.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
234. Parus minor
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
234
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
162
Common name: 
Japanese Titmouse
M_ID: 
21262
M_CN: 
Japanese Tit
M_SN: 
Parus minor
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10445

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