293. Alcippe poioicephala magnirostris

(293) Alcippe poioicephala magnirostris.

THE LOWER BURMA QUAKER-BABBLER.

Alcippe magnirostris Walden, Blyth's B. of B., p. 115 (1875) (Karennee).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description* Differs from the last race in having the coronal stripes sooty-brown instead of black; the chin and throat are whitish and the head is more brownish grey and well defined from the back; the ear-coverts also are greyish brown and the olive-brown of the back is tinged with grey.

Measurements. Wing 69 to 73 mm.; culmen 13 mm.

Distribution. Siam, S. Shan States, Karenni and S.E.' Burma to just north of Moulmein.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded, but fifteen eggs taken by Mr. J. M. D. Mackenzie average 19.2 x 14.7 mm.

In coloration, shape and markings they are like those of the last bird.

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: 
293. Alcippe poioicephala magnirostris
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
293
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
280
Common name: 
Lower Burma Quaker Babbler
M_ID: 
24443
M_SN: 
Alcippe poioicephala karenni
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2724

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