(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.