(918) Horeites brunnifrons whistleri.
The Simla. Rufous-capped Bush-Warbler.
Horeites brunnifrons whistleri Ticehurst, Bull. B. O. C, xliv, p. 28 (1823) (Simla)
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Similar to H. b. brunnifrons but paler and brighter above, especially on the crown; rather less rufous and more olive. In the plumage below I can seen no difference.
Colours of soft parts and Measurements. Wing 44 to 46 mm.; tail 37 to 39 mm.; tarsus about 19 mm.; culmen 9 to 10 mm.
Distribution. North-west Himalayas, from Pir Panjal to Garhwal.
Nidification. Not known.
Habits. Similar to those of the preceding form.