IDUNA

(Acrocephalidae; Ϯ Booted Warbler I. caligata) Norse myth. Iðunn or Iduna, goddess of spring and fertility, keeper of the magic apples of rejuvenation, who was changed into a sparrow to enable her rescue by Loki, in falcon form, from the giant Þjazi or Thiassi (Raul Mohedano in litt.); "IDUNA:  235. L[USCIOLA]. CALIGATA Lichtenst. — Sylvia caligata Licht. in Eversm. Reise p. 128. — Motacilla Salicaria Pall. Zoogr. I. p. 492. n. 127.  In Russland und Sibirien strichweise in Weidengebüschen an Flüssen hin, so weit strauchartige Gewächse gedeihen, auch in Daurien beobachtet, von EVERSMANN am Ilek, einem Nebenflusse des Ural angetroffen." (von Keyserling & Blasius 1840).
Synon. Chloropeta, Jerdonia, Psaltria.

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 13 December 2018).