180. Schoeniparus rufigularis

180. Schoeniparus rufigularis.

The Red-throated Tit-Babbler.

Minla rufigularis, Mandelli, S. F. i, p. 410 (1873); Godw.-Aust. A. M. N. H. (4) xvii, p. 33; id. J. A. S. B. xlv, pt. ii, p. 199, xlvii, pt. ii, p. 25; Hume, Cat. p. 618 bis ; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 610; Hume, S. F. xi, p. 249. Alcippe collaris, Wald. A. M. N. H. (4) xiv, p. 156 (1874); Hume, S. F. iii, p. 281; Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xlv, pt. ii, p. 82.

Coloration. Forehead, crown, and nape chestnut, bounded on each side by a black band, the two bands blending on the nape; lores and a supercilium, below and next to the black band, white; the upper part of the ear-coverts and a patch below the eye blackish; the lower part of the ear-coverts rufous, connected together by a broad chestnut band across the throat; upper plumage, wings, and tail olive-green, the outer webs of the wings and tail suffused with fulvous; chin, throat, and centre of breast and abdomen white; remainder of the lower plumage olivaceous, tinged 'with rufous on the under tail-coverts.

Legs and feet pale yellowish horny-brown ; bill black; inside of mouth yellow (Hume).

Length about 5.5; tail 2; wing 2.1; tarsus .85; bill from gape .6.

Distribution. The Bhutan doars ; Daphla hills ; Naga hills ; Manipur.

Habits, &c. This Tit-Babbler appears to be numerous on the Daphla hills at 3000 feet of elevation. Nothing about its habits is on record.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
180. Schoeniparus rufigularis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
180
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
170
Common name: 
Red Throated Tit Babbler
M_ID: 
24414
M_CN: 
Rufous-throated Fulvetta
M_SN: 
Alcippe rufogularis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
240

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