220. Accentor rubidus

220. JAPANESE ACCENTOR.
ACCENTOR RUBIDUS.
Accentor rubidus, Temm, and Schlegel. Faun. Jap. p. 69, pl. 32 (1850) ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. vii. p. 652 ; Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 56 ; A. fervidus, Sharpe, tom. cit. p. 653.
Male ad, (Japan). Differs from A. modularis in having the head and neck uniform reddish brown, unstriped ; the hack rufous, marked with blackish brown, the under parts dull brownish grey ; clearer on the abdomen, the flanks not streaked ; bill blackish ; legs brownish flesh ; iris hazel. Culmen 0.53, wing 2.6, tail 2.2, tarsus 0.75 inch. Sexes alike.
Hab. Northern Japan where it is resident.
In habits the Japanese bird does not differ greatly from our European Hedge-Sparrow. It is found in the plains and also on the mountains as high as 8,000 feet, and frequents the scrub-willows, and has a sparrow-like chirping note. Its breeding habits and nest do not differ from those of the European form.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
220. Accentor rubidus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
220
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
155
Common name: 
Japanese Accentor
M_ID: 
30291
M_CN: 
Japanese Accentor
M_SN: 
Prunella rubida
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10416

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