919. Horeites brunnifrons umbraticus

(919) Horeites brunnifrons umbraticus.

The Yunnan Rufous-capped Bush-Warbler.

Horeites brunnifrons umbraticus Stuart Baker. Bull. B. O. C, xliv, p, 63 (1924) (Saweli-Salween Divide, Yunnan).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Similar to H. 6. brunnifrons but very much darker above and decidedly less rufous on the back.

Colours of soft parts as in the other races.

Measurements. "Wing 47 to 49 mm.; tail 24 to 40 mm.; tarsus about 19 mm.; culmen 9 to 10 mm.

Distribution. Yunnan. Colonel H. H. Harington obtained a form of Horeites breeding in the Shan States, which will assuredly be found to be of this race.

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.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
919. Horeites brunnifrons umbraticus
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
919
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
513
Common name: 
Yunnan Rufous Capped Bush Warbler
M_ID: 
22825
M_SN: 
Cettia brunnifrons umbratica
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
3614

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