36. Aegithaliscus manipurensis

36. Aegithaliscus manipurensis.

Hume's Red-headed Tit.

Aegithaliscus erythrocephalus (Vig.), Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xliii, pt. ii, p. 169 : Wald. in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 112; Hume &- Dav. S. F. vi, p. 376; Oates, B. B. i, p. 127. AEgithaliscus manipurensis, Hume, S. F. xi, p. 254 (1888).

Coloration. Resembles AE. erythrocephalus. Differs in having the eyebrow black, streaked with white; the pectoral band, next the black throat, very white and distinct; and the lower plumage chestnut, the portion next the pectoral band being a brighter chestnut.

The male has the legs and feet warm reddish-mahogany brown; claws darker ; bill black; iris bright yellowish white. The female has the legs and feet very pale orange-brown; bill black; iris creamy-white. (Hume.)

Length about 4.2 ; tail 2; wing 2; tarsus .35 ; bill from gape .3.

Distribution. Shillong; the Naga Hills; the Limatol range iu the western hills of Manipur ; Karennee at 3000 feet.

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: 
36. Aegithaliscus manipurensis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
36
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
51
Common name: 
Humes Red Headed Tit
M_ID: 
22902
M_SN: 
Aegithalos concinnus manipurensis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
55

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