247. Parus songarus

247. SONGARAN MARSH TITMOUSE.
PARUS SONGARUS.
Parus songarus, Severtz. Turk. Jevot. p. 134 (1873) ; Gadow, Cat. B. Br. Mus. viii. p. 48 (part.) ; Pleske, Prjevalsky’s Reisen, Vogel, ii. p. 157, Taf. viii. fig. 1.
Ad. (Turkestan). Crown and nape black ; upper parts generally pale sandy or buffy brown ; wings and tail brown, with narrow pale margins ; lores, cheeks, and ear-coverts white ; chin and throat black, the feathers nar¬rowly tipped with white ; rest of the under parts pale whitish isabelline, the sides of breast flanks and under tail-coverts washed with warm ochraceous ; bill blackish ; legs plumbeous ; iris dark brown. Culmen 0.55. wing 2.7, tail 2.38, tarsus 0.75 inch.
Hab. Turkestan, east to the Sairam-nor and Issyk-kul. Frequents the conifer woods, and in general habits does not differ from the other Marsh Titmice.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
247. Parus songarus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
247
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
170
Common name: 
Songaran Marsh Titmouse
M_ID: 
21171
M_SN: 
Poecile montanus songarus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10838

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