Dicaeum erythrorhynchus

Dicaeum erythrorhynchus, Lath.

238. :- D. minimum, Tickel. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 374-'; Butler, Deccan; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 390.

TICKELL'S FLOWER-PECKER.

Length, 3.12; wing, 1.75 ; tail, 0.88; tarsus, 0.66 ; bill at front, 0.38.

Bill pale-fleshy; tip dusky; irides brown; legs leaden-brown. Above ashy-olive, paler and fulvescent beneath; wings and tail darker.

Tickell's Flower-pecker is locally common in many parts of the Deccan. At Belgaum, where it is very common, it breeds in the hot weather. It occurs along the Sahyadri Range as far north as Mahableshwar and has been procured at Ratnagiri. It has not been recorded from any other portion of our limits.

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: 
Dicaeum erythrorhynchus
Spp Author: 
Lath
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
138
Common name: 
Tickells Flower Pecker
M_ID: 
28735
M_CN: 
Pale-billed Flowerpecker
M_SN: 
Dicaeum erythrorhynchos
id: 
11448

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