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Pale Sand Martin

Riparia diluta gavrilovi (Loskot, 2001)

Бледная береговая ласточка | Сұр қарлығаш

2011-08-16
Bukhtarma reservoir, north-east coast, Eastern Kazakhstan oblast
© Denis Zirnit

Description

The breast-band is broader and darker; the upperparts are slightly darker; overall sizes averages larger than in diluta. Wing length is 97-109mm (103.3).

Distribution

Breeds in Altai and very common on migration in southeastern and southern Kazakhstan. Distribution poorly known.

References

Manuel Schweizer & Raffael Aye " Identification of the Pale Sand Martin Riparia diluta in Central Asia". Alula 4-2007.
Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.
Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

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relative taxons

Riparia diluta
(Sharpe et Wyatt, 1893)
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Riparia diluta diluta
(Sharpe et Wyatt, 1893)
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