454. Certhia discolor fuliginosa

(454) Certhia discolor fuliginosa, subsp. nov.

The Karenni TREE-CREEPER,

Description. This little Creeper has hitherto been accepted as the same as the Sikkim Tree-creeper, from which, however, it is very different. It is both darker and duller on the upper plumage, the brown blacker and the fulvous duller and less in extent; below, the whole plumage is a smoky brown with no tint of fulvous anywhere.

Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in C. d. discolor. Type. No. 1903.12.24.363, not sexed. Loi-pang Nan, Mekong, 7,000 feet. April 1902. H. M. Thompson & Craddock Coll. British Museum.

Distribution. Shan States to Karenni.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.

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: 
454. Certhia discolor fuliginosa
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
454
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
438
Common name: 
Karenni Tree Creeper
M_ID: 
26525
M_CN: 
Hume's Treecreeper
M_SN: 
Certhia manipurensis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2934

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