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Common Whitethroat

Sylvia communis rubicola (Stresemann, 1928)

Серая славка | Сұр сандуғаш

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Upper parts are more clear-grey (sometimes brownish tinged) less brown-grey than on communis. Crown is usually grey, rare brown tinged.


Breeds in Tien Shan, Dzhungarskiy Alatau, Tarbagatay, Saur, Southwest Altai and Kalbinskiy Altai. On migration occurs in mountains foothills and in southern Kazakhstan.


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


relative taxons

Sylvia communis
(Latham, 1787)
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Sylvia communis communis
(Latham, 1787)
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