221. Accentor koslovi

221. KOSLOV’S ACCENTOR.
ACCENTOR KOSLOVI.
Accentor koslovi, Prjev. Novi. bidi. ptitz. Centr. Asie. Zap. Imp. Akad. Nayk, lv. p. 83 (1887) ; Pleske, Prjevalsky’s Reisen, ii. Vog. p. 143 ; A. pallidus, Menzbier, Ibis, 1887, p. 299, pl. ix.
Ad. Upper parts brownish isabelline striped with dark brown, these being paler on the head and nape ; rump unstriped ; wings and tail brown externally margined with brownish isabelline ; two white bands cross the wing ; throat brownish smoke-grey with whitish tips to the feathers ; ear-coverts slightly yellower than the throat, rest of under parts dirty white, the feathers on the breast brown at the base ; flanks striped with brownish Isabelline ; bill brown paler below and at the base ; legs flesh coloured ; iris light brown. Culmen 0.55, wing 2.91, tail 2.87, tarsus 0.82 inch ; second quill equal to the 7th or sometimes longer, 4th and 5th longest. Sexes alike, but the young have the brown on the upper and under parts more pronounced.
Hab. N. W. Mongolia ; Alaschan, Urga, Kobdo, and the Gobi district.
Nothing is on record respecting its habits or nidification ; but it is supposed to breed in southern Siberia and in the wooded mountains bordering the Gobi, such as the Alaschan and Muni-ula ranges.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
221. Accentor koslovi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
221
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
155
Common name: 
Koslov’s Accentor
M_ID: 
30281
M_CN: 
Kozlov's Accentor
M_SN: 
Prunella koslowi
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10466

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