1302. Dicaeum chrysorrheum chrysochlore

(1302) Dicaeum chrysorrheum chrysochlore.

The Burmese Yellow-vented Flow ice-pecker.

Dicaeum chrysochlore Blyth, J. A. S. B., xii, p. 1009 (1843)-(Arrakan). Dicaeum chrysorrhaeum. Blanf. & Oates, ii, p. 378 (part).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Differs from the preceding bird in being a little darker above and decidedly less suffused with yellow below; in the great majority of specimens, also, the under tail-coverts are paler, more yellow, less orange.

Colours of soft parts as in the other races.

Measurements. As in the preceding race.

Distribution. Burma, Siam, and Malay Peninsula North of 10° lat.

Nidification. Nothing recorded.

Habits In Burma this Flower-pecker occurs from the foothills up to about 5,000 feet; it is common in parts of the Karen Hills at 3,000 feet and perhaps higher but, unlike the Indian race, it extends also over the greater part of the plains of Burma-There is nothing in its habits to distinguish it from the better known Indian form.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
1302. Dicaeum chrysorrheum chrysochlore
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1302
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
427
Common name: 
Burmese Yellow Vented Flow Ice Pecker
M_ID: 
28690
M_SN: 
Dicaeum chrysorrheum chrysochlore
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
4218

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