Alcippe poiocephala

Alcippe poiocephala, Jerdon.

380. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 18 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 399.

THE NEILGHERRY QUAKER THRUSH.

Length, 5.9 ; wing, 2.8; tail, 2.3 ; tarsus, 0.88 ; bill at front, 0.45.

Bill horny, yellow at gape and edges ; irides greenish-white ; legs pale fleshy.

Head and nape dusky-cinereous ; back and ramp greenish-olive, inclining to rufous on the rump, darker and more ferruginous on the wings and tail; beneath pale rufescent or fulvous, lightest and albescent on the chin and throat.

The Neilgherry Quaker Thrush is a permanent resident on the Sahyadri Range, but has not been recorded from any other portion of our limits.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Alcippe poiocephala
Spp Author: 
Jerdon.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
175
Common name: 
Neilgherry Quaker Thrush
M_ID: 
24436
M_CN: 
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta
M_SN: 
Alcippe poioicephala
id: 
11559

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