215. Ixops waldeni

215. Ixops waldeni,

Walden's Bar-wing.

Actinodura waldeni, Godwin-Austen, P. Z. S. 1874, p. 46, pl. xii; id. J. A. S. B. xliii, pt. ii, p. 163; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 396 ; id. Cat. no. 427 bis; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 465.

Coloration. Forehead, crown, crest, and nape dark brown, narrowly edged with grey ; back, scapulars, and wing-coverts dull rufous-brown, the outer coverts edged with bluish grey; rump and upper tail-coverts bright reddish brown; primary-coverts black; primaries and secondaries black, with an external edging of chestnut and barred black; the earlier primaries (where not chestnut) edged with grey; later secondaries and the tertiaries silky brown barred with black; base of the tail-feathers chestnut barred with black, the other parts black, the three outer pairs tipped white; ear-coverts hoary white streaked with brown ; lores dusky; cheeks blackish margined with grey; the whole lower plumage rufous-brown, streaked with chestnut-brown except on the flanks and under tail-coverts.

Bill grey ; legs and feet fleshy-brown; iris pale grey (Godwin-Austen).

Length about 8; tail 3.2; wing 3.6; tarsus 1.3; bill from gape .85.

Distribution. The Peak of Japvo on the Burrail range, Naga hills, at 9000 feet, on the tops of the forest trees.

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: 
215. Ixops waldeni
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
215
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
204
Common name: 
Waldens Bar Wing
M_ID: 
25045
M_CN: 
Streak-throated Barwing
M_SN: 
Actinodura waldeni
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
295

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