Piprisoma agile

Piprisoma agile, Tickell.

240. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 376; Butler, Deccan; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 391.

THE THICK-BILLED FLOWER-PECKER.

Length, 4 ; wing, 2.25 ; tail, 1.2; tarsus, 0.5.

Bill and legs leaden ; irides orange-yellow.

Above dull olive-ashy, greenish on the rump and upper tail-coverts; wing and tail brownish, the former edged green and the tail slightly edged at tip with whitish, which forms a terminal spot on the inner .web of the outermost feathers; beneath dirty greenish-white, with a few faint striae on the throat, foreneck, and flanks.

Occurs in the same localities as the last, but as a rule is not very common.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Piprisoma agile
Spp Author: 
Tickell.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
139
Common name: 
Thick-billed Flower-pecker
M_ID: 
28671
M_CN: 
Thick-billed Flowerpecker
M_SN: 
Dicaeum agile
Term name: 
id: 
11451

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