72. Pratincola hemprichi

72. WHITE-TAILED STONECHAT.
PRATINCOLA HEMPRICHI.
Pratincola hemprichi, (Ehr.) Symb. Phys. Aves. fol. a. a. (1828) ; Dresser, ii. p. 273 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. iv. p. 193.
Male ad. (Abyssinia). Resembles P. rubicola, but is paler and has the middle tail-feathers white at the base and the rest white on the basal third.
Culmen 0.45, wing, 2.85, tail 2.0, tarsus 0.85 inch. The female resembles P. rubicola but is paler and has the base of the tail buffy white.
Hab. South-eastern Europe as far north as the Ural ; Turkestan, Persia, (according to De Filippi) ; and north-east Africa where it is said to be resident as far south as Abyssinia and Bogos-Land.
In general habits it is said not to differ from P. rubicola, but its nest and eggs do not appear to be known.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
72. Pratincola hemprichi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
72
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
47
Common name: 
White Tailed Stonechat
M_ID: 
28416
M_CN: 
White-tailed Stonechat
M_SN: 
Saxicola leucurus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
11109

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