681. Culicicapa ceylonensis meridionalis

(681) Culicicapa ceylonensis meridionalis.

The Malayan Grey-headed Flycatcher.

Calicicapa ceylonensis meridionalis Stuart Baker, Bull. B. O. C, xliv, p. 12 (1823) (Keotung Song, Siam).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. A much darker bird than either of the preceding races, the rump and upper tail-coverts practically concolorous with the darker green back; the throat and breast a decidedly darker grey.

Colours of soft parts as in the preceding races.

Measurements. Wing 55 to 64 mm.

Distribution. Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Malay Peninsula, Peninsular Burma and Siam; South Annam, and South Cochin China.

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: 
681. Culicicapa ceylonensis meridionalis
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
681
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
256
Common name: 
Malayan Grey Headed Flycatcher
M_ID: 
21002
M_CN: 
Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher
M_SN: 
Culicicapa ceylonensis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3262

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