124. Sylvia jerdoni

124. SUBSP. SYLVIA JERDONI.
Sylvia jerdoni (Blyth), I. As. Soc. Beng. xvi. p. 439 (1847) ; Blanf. E. Pers. ii. p. 172 ; Seebohm, Cat. B. Br. Mus. p. 16.
Male Differs from S. orphea merely in having a larger bill, and the under parts are whiter. Culmen 0.77 to 0.85, wing 3.15 to 3.20, tail 2.67 to 2.89, tarsus 0.95 to 1.02 inch.
Hab. Montenegro, Dalmatia, Greece, Asia Minor and Palestine to Turkestan and Persia in summer, wintering in Arabia and the plains of India as far as Trinchinopoly in the south, and Manbhoom in Chutia Nagpur in the east.
In habits and nidification it does not differ from S. orphea, but its eggs are a trifle larger. It is merely an eastern form of S. orphea.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
124. Sylvia jerdoni
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
124
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
86
M_ID: 
25154
M_SN: 
Sylvia crassirostris jerdoni
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10880

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