680. Culicicapa ceylonensis orientalis

(680) Culicicapa ceylonensis orientalis.

The Chinese Grey-headed Flycatcher.

Culicicapa ceylonensis orientalis Stuart Baker, Bull. B. O. C, xliv, p. 11 (1923) (Szechuan). Culicicapa ceylonensis (part.). Blanf. & Oates, ii, p. 38.

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Decidedly darker above than in G. c. ceylonensis, with a darker grey head" and less yellow on the rump and upper tail-coverts.

Colours of soft parts as in the preceding bird.

Measurements. About the same as in the preceding bird.

Distribution. The hills of South and Central Western China, Yunnan, Shan States, Northern Siam and North Cochin China.

Nidification. Not recorded.

Habits. According to La Touche, the habits of this race do not differ from those of the Indian bird.

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: 
680. Culicicapa ceylonensis orientalis
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
680
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
256
Common name: 
Chinese Grey Headed Flycatcher
M_ID: 
21002
M_CN: 
Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher
M_SN: 
Culicicapa ceylonensis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3261

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