212. Actinodura ramsayi

212. Actinodura ramsayi.

Ramsay's Bar-wing.

Actinura ramsayi, Wald. A. M. N. II. (4) xv, p. 402 (1875); Wald. in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 108; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 404 ; Wardlaw Ramsay, Ibis, 1877, p. 404, pi. xii. Actinodura ramsayi ( Wald.), Hume &; Dav. S. F. vi, p. 293 ; Hume, Cat. no. 427 ter; Oates, B. B. i, p. 42; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 404.

Coloration. Upper plumage cinereous olive-brown, tinged with ferruginous on the head and more so on the forehead, the feathers of the back, rump, and upper tail-coverts faintly cross-barred with black; primary-coverts black ; tertiaries and remaining wing-coverts olive-brown distinctly barred with black ; outer webs of primaries and secondaries chestnut on their basal halves, ashy on the terminal, the whole web barred with black ; tail olive-brown, distinctly barred with numerous narrow black bars, the bars becoming coarser towards the outer feathers; all the feathers tipped white; lores and round the eyes dusky ; sides of head dusky ashy ; whole lower plumage ochraceous buff, becoming browner on the under tail-coverts.

Iris light hair-brown; bill horny brown; legs slaty-brown ( Ward-law Ramsay).

Length about 9.5; tail 5; wing 3.5; tarsus 1.1: bill from gape .9.

Resembles A. egertoni in general appearance, but differs in many important particulars.
Distribution. This species was discovered by Wardlaw Ramsay at Kyai-pho-gyee in Karennee, in a jungle-covered mountain-stream at an elevation of about 3000 feet.

The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
212. Actinodura ramsayi
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
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Common name: 
Ramsay's Bar Wing
Spectacled Barwing
Actinodura ramsayi
Vol. 1
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