1083. Collocalia innominata

1083. Collocalia innominata.

Hume's Swiftlet.

Collocalia innominata, Hume, S. F. i, p. 294 (1873); ii, pp. 160, 493 ; ix, p. 112; id. Cat. no. 103 ter; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 49; Oates, B. B. ii, p. 7; Hartert, Cat. B. M. xvi, p. 503. Collocalia maxima, Hume, S. F. iv, p. 223 (descr. nulla).

Coloration. Upper parts blackish brown; crown and nape darker, sometimes forming a distinct cap; wings and tail black with purplish or greenish gloss; rump pale greyish brown, with dark shafts ; lower parts greyish brown, the feathers dark-shafted.

Tarsi feathered in front throughout; bill and feet black ; legs blackish brown (Davison).

Length 5.25; tail 2.2; wing 5.3 ; tarsus .46.

Distribution. Southern Tenasserim and the Andaman Islands. A skin has also been obtained at Selangore in the Malay Peninsula. The nidification is unknown.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
1083. Collocalia innominata
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
1083
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
177
Common name: 
Humes Swiftlet
M_ID: 
7535
M_SN: 
Aerodramus brevirostris innominatus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
1507

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