Aethopyga ignicauda.

Aethopyga ignicauda.

Key to Subspecies.

A. Backs red.
a. Breast yellow, with moderate wash of scarlet-crimson on the centre[p. 377.
AE. i. ignicauda, p. 388.
b. Breast lemon-yellow, with no, or very little, scarlet………..AE. i. flavescens, p. 384.
c. Breast orange-yellow, with large patch of scarlet………..AE. i. exultans, p. 385.
B. Backs green.
d. Tail green, merely tinged with reddish………..AE. i. ignicauda, p. 383.
e. Tail very strongly suffused with red………..AE. i. flavescens, , p. 384.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Aethopyga ignicauda.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
374
M_ID: 
29277
M_CN: 
Fire-tailed Sunbird
M_SN: 
Aethopyga ignicauda
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
4164

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