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.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
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
CatNo: 
214
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
204
Common name: 
Austens Bar Wing
M_ID: 
25046
M_SN: 
Actinodura waldeni daflaensis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
294

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