918. Dicaeum virescens

918. Dicaeum virescens.

The Andamanese Flower-pecker.

Dicaeum virescens, Hume, S. F. i, p. 482 (1873), ii, p. 198; id. Cat. no. 237 bis ; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. x, p. 46.

Coloration. The whole upper plumage olive-green, brightest on the rump and upper tail-coverts, the feathers of the crown centred darker ; wings and tail dark brown, edged with olive-green ; sides of the head greenish ashy ; chin, throat, and breast ashy white ; remainder of the lower plumage yellow.

Length about 3.5; tail 1.1; wing 1.8; tarsus .5; bill from gape .5.

Distribution. The Andaman Islands.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
918. Dicaeum virescens
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
918
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
391
Common name: 
Andamanese Flower Pecker
M_ID: 
28745
M_CN: 
Andaman Flowerpecker
M_SN: 
Dicaeum virescens
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
1251

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