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Pale Sand Martin

Riparia diluta diluta (Sharpe et Wyatt, 1893)

Бледная береговая ласточка | Сұр қарлығаш

2005-07-12
Karashoky, Kerbulak region, Almaty oblast
© Askar Isabekov

Description

The breast-band is pale and narrower; upperparts are slightly paler; overall sizes less than in gavrilovi. Wing length is 95-103mm (99.7).

Distribution

Breeds and occurs on migration in southern and south-eastern areas of Kazakhstan, northward to Chimkent, Balkhash and Alakol lakes. 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 gavrilovi
(Loskot, 2001)
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synonyms

Riparia diluta plumines
(Zarudny, 1916)

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