Genus ACCENTOR

The genus Accentor, in addition to the characters of the subfamily, has a long and pointed wing. The wing is longer than the tail by more than the length of the tarsus, and the secondaries fall short of the tip of the wing also by about the length of the tarsus.

The Accentors of this genus are more or less migratory.

Key to the Species.

a. Breast uniformly greyish brown……………………A. nepalensis, p. 166.
b. Breast rufous, feathers edged with white……………………A. himalayanus, p. 168.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
Genus ACCENTOR
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
166
M_ID: 
30249
M_SN: 
Prunella
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
971

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