Reguloides superciliosus

Reguloides superciliosus, Pallas.

565. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 197; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 409.

THE CROWNED TREE WARBLER.

Length, 4.25 ; expanse, 6.5 ; wing, 2.25 ;.tail, 1.7 ; tarsus, 0.7; bill at front, 0.3.

Bill dusky, yellow beneath; irides dark-brown; legs pale brown.

Above olive-green, brightest on the rump, wings, and tail; crown dusky, with a pale mesial line, not always very distinct; two conspicuous yellowish-white wing-bars, the hind one the broader of the two, and behind this is a dark patch ; tertiaries conspicuously margined with whitish; secondaries and some of the primaries slightly tipped with the same; axillaries with the forepart of the wing underneath pale yellow; supercilia and plumage beneath greenish albescent.

This is another winter visitant to the Deccan.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Reguloides superciliosus
Spp Author: 
Pallas.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
230
Common name: 
Crowned Tree Warbler
id: 
11711

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