985. Rallus indicus

985. Subsp. Rallus indicus.
Rallus indicus, Blyth, J. A. S. Beng, xviii. p. 820 (1849) ; David and Oust. Ois. Chine, p. 489 ; Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 359 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus xxiii. p. 24 ; Blanf. F. Brit. Ind. Birds, iv. p. 158 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 993 ; R. japonicus, Jerd. B. of Ind. ii. p. 727, note (1863) ; Dresser, vii. p. 261.
Kana-koli, Tam. ; Yay-gyet, Burm. ; Kuina, Jap.
ad. (Japan). Differs from R. aquaticus in being rather darker, the lores and a broad streak continued behind the eye blackish, and the barring on the under parts extends to the end of the tail-coverts.
Hab. Dauria, Mongolia, Japan, North China ; wintering in South China, Burma, India, and Ceylon.
In habits it does not differ from R. aquaticus. It breeds in south-eastern Siberia and Japan, its nest and eggs being also similar to those of R. aquaticus.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
985. Rallus indicus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
985
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
705
M_ID: 
3546
M_CN: 
Brown-cheeked Rail
M_SN: 
Rallus indicus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
10989

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