214. Ixops daflaensis

214. Ixops daflaensis.

Austen's Bar-wing.

Actinura daflaensis, Godwin-Austen, A. M. N. H. (4) xvi, p. 340 (1875); id. J. A. S. B. xlv, pt. ii, p. 77, pl. iv; xlvii, pt. ii, p. 18 ; Hume, S. F. iv, p. 219. Actinodura daflaensis (Godw.-Aust.), Hume, Cat. no. 428 bis; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 467; Hume, S. F. xi, p. 172.

Coloration: Forehead and crest dark brown, the feathers delicately edged paler; lores and cheeks dark brown; sides of head silvery ashy streaked with brown ; hind neck and sides of neck cinereous brown ; back, rump, upper tail-coverts, and the smaller wing-coverts chestnut-brown ; primary-coverts black ; greater wing-coverts edged with hoary ; outer webs of the earlier primaries also hoary ; the other primaries and the secondaries black on the terminal, chestnut barred with black on the basal portion ; tertiaries rufescent olive-brown, banded with black on both webs; tail-feathers chestnut at base, black elsewhere, tipped with white, the end of the chestnut portion barred with black ; chin, throat, breast, and upper abdomen cinereous streaked with brown ; lower abdomen, sides of body, vent, and under tail-coverts deep chestnut-brown.

Length about 8; tail 3.3; wing 3.5; tarsus 1.2; bill from gape .9.

Distribution. Godwin-Austen discovered this bird in high forest on the Shengorh Teak, Daphla hills, at 7000 feet in February.

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: 
214. Ixops daflaensis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Page No: 
Common name: 
Austens Bar Wing
Actinodura waldeni daflaensis
Vol. 1
Term name: 

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