1058. Propasser thura femininus

(1058) Propasser thura femininus.

The Yunnan White-browed Rose-Finch.

Carpodacus femininus Rippon, Bull. B. 0.0. xix, p. 31 (1906) (W, Yunnan).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. - Male. The darkest of all the forms above and with the lower surface a dull, almost purple-pink.

Colours of soft parts. Iris brown; bill grey-brown, the lower mandible lightest; feet dark brown or olive-brown {Forrest).

Measurements the same as in the other races.

Female. The darkest of all the races and distinguishable at once by the deep rufous-gold of the upper tail-coverts.

Distribution. Yunnan. A female obtained by Harington in the Whan States with " deep red upper tail-coverts " must have been of this subspecies.

Nidification unknown.

Habits. Obtained by Forrest on the Lichiang range between 11,000 and 14,000 feet in Pine-forests.

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: 
1058. Propasser thura femininus
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1058
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
126
Common name: 
Yunnan White Browed Rose Finch
M_ID: 
30726
M_SN: 
Carpodacus dubius femininus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
3841

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