The birds of Africa, comprising all the species which occur in the Ethiopian region

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Identifier: birdsofafricacom03shel (find matches)
Title: The birds of Africa, comprising all the species which occur in the Ethiopian region
Year: 1896 (1890s)
Authors: Shelley, G. E. (George Ernest), 1840-1910 Sclater, W. L. (William Lutley), 1863-1944 Grönvold, Henrik, 1858-1940
Subjects: Birds Birds
Publisher: London, Published for the author by R.H. Porter (18 Princes Street, Cavendish Square, W.)
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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of the inner secondaries and the two outerprimaries ; wing-lining with the under coverts of the same shade ofcinnamon as the pale portion of the quills. Eyebrow, sides of head, andsides of upper neck buffy white, mottled with brown and black ; chinand upper throat white ; remainder of the under parts buff; crop slightlymottled with rufous and the flanks washed with dusky ash ; lower throatand crop with angular blackish shaft-spots, most numerous on the sides,where they form the usual fairly distinct black patch between the cropand the side of the neck ; a few indistinct shaft-stripes on the flanks andsome more sharply defined ones on the under tail-coverts. Iris hazel; billabove dark horny-brown, paler below ; legs pale. Total length 8-5 inches,cuhnen 0-7, wing 4-3, tail 35, tarsus 1-25. J , 21. 1. 99. Gadaburka (Lovat,Mus. Brit.). A specimen labelled

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