276. Suthora prjevalskii

276. GREY-CROWNED SUTHORA.
SUTHORA PRJEVALSKII.
Suthora prjewalskii, Berezovski and Bianchi, Ptitz. Gan-su. p. 67, Tab. ii. fig. i. (1691) ; Dresser and Morgan, Ibis, 1899, p. 271.
ad. Differs from S. webbiana in having the crown and nape ash-grey, nasal feathers, lores, forehead, and a streak over the eyes to the nape cinnamon-black ; lower back, scapulars, rump and upper tail-coverts dull olive, the upper back olivaceous grey ; under parts dull greyish ; edge of gape, chin, throat and upper breast cinnamon-red ; bill rose colour, the tip white, the lower mandible tinged with yellow ; legs bluish grey ; iris brick-red. Culmen 0.31, wing 2.16, tail 2.76, tarsus 0.75 inch. Sexes alike.
Hab. Kan-su. Frequents bamboo thickets and thin larch-woods at an altitude of 8,000 to 10,000 feet, and is said to resemble Parus major in habits. Nothing is known respecting its nidification.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
276. Suthora prjevalskii
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
276
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
186
Common name: 
Grey Crowned Suthora
M_ID: 
25308
M_CN: 
Przevalski's Parrotbill
M_SN: 
Sinosuthora przewalskii
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10316

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