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Siberian Accentor

Prunella montanella (Pallas, 1776)

Тинівка сибірська | Сибирская завирушка

2017-03-11
Kryvyi Rig
© Viktor Sevidov

Description

The adult Siberian Accentors in fresh autumn plumage have blackish-brown or grayish-brown crown, grey neck-flanks; the neck, back and shoulders are reddish-brown with darker centers of feathers; the undertail is olive-brown. The supercilium is broad buffy-yellow. The lores and ear-coverts are black. The chin, throat, craw and breast are buffy or buffy-yellow, rest underparts are off-white. The flight feathers and its coverts are dark-brown with buffy-brown edges. On the median and greater coverts and on last secondaries there are white terminal patches. The legs are yellow, claws are light brown, bill is black. Eyes are brown. Weight about 18 grams, wing 72-73, tail 68-69 mm.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 5. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1974.

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