217. Accentor fulvescens

217. BROWN ACCENTOR.
ACCENTOR FULVESCENS.
Accentor fulvescens, Severtzoff, Turk. Jevot. pp. 66, 132 (1873) ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. vii. p. 655 ; Dresser, ix. p. 105, pl. 654, fig. 1 ; Pleske, Prjevalsky’s Reisen, p. 145 ; Oates, F. Brit. Ind. Birds, ii. p. 171 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 220 ; A. dahuricus, Tacz. Bull. Soc. Fr. 1876, p. 144 ; A. ocularis, Radde, Ora. Cauc. p. 244, pl. xiv.
Male ad. (Turkestan). Resembles A. montanellus, but the back is pale fulvous brown, the flanks uniform, unstriped or very slightly so, and the under parts paler, the throat nearly white. Culmen 0.5, wing 3.05, tail 2.6, tarsus 0.8 inch. Female slightly duller in colour, and the supercilium narrower. In the autumn the plumage is paler and duller and the under parts are warmer clay-buff in tinge.
Hab. Siberia (Irkutsk and the Argun River), Turkestan, Mongolia, and Tibet ; the Himalayas ; Sikhim in winter. In habits it is said to resemble A. montanellus, and frequents similar localities. Nothing is known respecting its nidification.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
217. Accentor fulvescens
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
217
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
153
Common name: 
Brown Accentor
M_ID: 
30270
M_CN: 
Brown Accentor
M_SN: 
Prunella fulvescens
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10087

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