1094. Totanus brevipes

1094. Grey-rumped Sandpiper.
TOTANUS BREVIPES.
Totanus brevipes, Vieill. Nouv. Dict. vi. p. 410 (1816) ; (Sharpe), Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxiv. p. 449 ; (Tacz.), F. O. Sib. O. p. 877 ; Bidgway, p. 168 ; T. pulverulentus, Mull. Naturk. Verh. Land en Volkenk. p. 152 (1829-44) ; Temm, and Schlegel, Faun. Jap. Aves, p. 109, pl. 65 ; T. griseopygius, Gould, P.Z.S. 1848, p. 39 ; id. B. of Austral, vi. pl. 38 ; T. incanus (nec. Gmel.), David and Oust. Ois. Chine, p. 466 ; Seebohm, B. Jap. Emp. p. 323.
Male ad. (Japan), Upper parts almost uniform ashy grey, the rump, upper tail-coverts, and middle tail-feathers bluer, the remaining tail-feathers pale ashy grey ; a narrow line over the forehead to behind the eye white, slightly marked with slaty black ; chin white ; neck striped ; the breast and upper flanks narrowly barred with slaty blackish ; rest of under parts white ; bill brown ; legs ochreous yellow ; iris dark brown Culmen 1.6, wing 6.55, tail 3.0, tarsus 1.4 inch. Sexes alike. In winter many of the feathers on the upper parts are narrowly margined with dull white ; the sides of the head, neck, face, breast, and upper flanks ashy grey unbarred.
Hab. Kamchatka, Eastern Siberia, and Japan, migrating south for the winter to China, the Malay Archipelago, the Papuan Islands, and Australia.
Nothing appeal’s to be on record respecting the habits or nidification of this species.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
1094. Totanus brevipes
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
1094
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
793
Common name: 
Grey Rumped Sandpiper
M_ID: 
4299
M_CN: 
Grey-tailed Tattler
M_SN: 
Tringa brevipes
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
10326

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