Genus AEGITHINA

The birds of this genus are very closely allied to the last but have a smaller bill. Like the List they have two moults in the year, the male assuming a breeding plumage at the early moult.

Key to Species.
A. Tail black or green throughout.
a. Upper plumage either greenish yellow, or
black, or a mixture of both AE. tiphia, p. 339.
b. Upper plumage entirely dark green AE. viridissima, p. 343.
B. Tail tipped with white AE. nigrolutea, p. 344.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
Genus AEGITHINA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
339
M_ID: 
18357
M_SN: 
Aegithina
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2814

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