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China
Prunella fulvescens

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[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found in Russia, Siberia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Mongolia, China, Tibet, Inner Mongolia, Nepal, India, Eastern and Western Himalayas.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies[1]

There are 6 subspecies:

  • P. f. fulvescens:
  • P. f. dahurica:
  • P. f. dresseri:
  • Mountains of western China (south-western Xinjiang to western Gansu and northern Tibet)
  • P. f. nanschanica:
  • Montane forests of western China on Qinghai/Gansu border
  • P. f. khamensis:
  • Mountains of western China (Xinjiang to southern Qinghai, Gansu and north-eastern Tibet)
  • P. f. sushkini:
  • Treeline mountain slopes of southern Tibet

[edit] Habitat

Shrubland.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase

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