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Spotted Nutcracker

Nucifraga caryocatactes macrorhynchos (C.L.Brehm, 1823)

Кедровка | Самыркеш

2009-10-16
Karamendy settlement, Naurzum region, Kostanai oblast
© Aleksey Timoshenko

Description

Bill is longer and more slender; upperparts background color is paler, less blackish-brown; the white terminal band on tail feathers is broader than in rothschildi.

Distribution

Breeds in South-West Altai. Wanderers recorded on Ural valley (from 5 October - 1 November 1956 30 birds recorded, and in October 1963, when 5-10 birds observed each day); in Naurzum Reserve; on Big Aksuat lake; and even in Kurgaldzhino Reserve (11 and 25 September 1971, two birds). Three lean birds obtained at influence of Temir in Emba river (6 September 1963). It noted once on Ustyurt (8 October 1954). On Syrdarya valley near Chiili one bird (from 5 observed) obtained (23 December 1909). No spring movement observed.

References

Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.

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relative taxons

Nucifraga caryocatactes
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Nucifraga caryocatactes rothschildi
(Hartert, 1903)

synonyms

Nucifraga caryocatactes kamchatkensis
(Barret-Hamilton, 1898)
Nucifraga caryocatactes altaicus
(Buturlin, 1915)
Nucifraga caryocatactes sassi
(Keve, 1943)

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