292. Troglodytes borealis

292. NORTHERN WREN.
TROGLODYTES BOREALIS.
Troglodytes borealis, Fischer. J.f.O. 1861. p. 14, pl. i; Baedeker, Eier, Eur. Vog. pl. 76, fig. 6 (egg) ; Dresser, iii. p. 229, pl. 124, fig. 2 ; (Sharpe), Cat. B. Br. Mus. vi. p. 272.
Mousabrouir, Faeroese ; Musarbrokir, Rindill, Icelandic.
Male ad. (Faeroe). Resembles T. parvulus but is darker and has the under parts more strongly barred, the beak longer and stouter and the legs and feet much stouter. Culmen 0.65, wing 2.1, tail 1.5, tarsus 0.88 inch. Sexes alike.
Hab. Iceland and the Faeroes.
In general habits it does not differ from T. parvulus, but its song is said to be louder. Its nest is rather larger and stouter than that of the Common Wren, is constructed of hay and well lined with feathers, and the eggs resemble those of that species, but are considerably larger, measuring 0.71 by 0.51.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
292. Troglodytes borealis
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
292
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
197
Common name: 
Norrn Wren
M_ID: 
26106
M_SN: 
Troglodytes troglodytes borealis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10587

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