61. Parus palustris korejewi

(61)Parus palustris korejewi,

THE TURKESTAN MARSH-TIT.
Parus communis korejewi Zarud. & Harms, Orn. Monatsb., x, p. 54 (1902) (Karatau, Turkestan).

Vernacular names. .None recorded.

Description. Head, nape and extreme upper back, chin and upper throat black; back grey, tinged with olive-rufous; next to black of head on nape pure white, fading into smoky fulvous on neck; below white tinged with fulvous on flanks and abdomen; wing-quills brown, with silver-grey edges; coverts broadly edged grey.

Measurements. Wing about 65 mm.; tail about 56.2 mm.; tarsus about 16 mm,; culmen about 10 mm.

Distribution. Turkestan, Afghanistan, Baluchistan. A rare straggler into extreme N.W. India.

Nidification. A clutch of eggs taken at Sarsen, Turkestan and given to me by Herr M. Kuschel are indistinguishable from those of the British Marsh-Tit. They average about 16.0 x 12.5 mm. and were taken on the 10th May, 1896.

Habits, Similar to those of other races of the Marsh-Tit.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
61. Parus palustris korejewi
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
61
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
82
Common name: 
Turkestan Marsh Tit
M_ID: 
21146
M_CN: 
Marsh Tit
M_SN: 
Poecile palustris
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2447

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