637. Siphia strophiata fuscogularis

(637) Siphia strophiata fuscogularis.

The Annam Orange-gorgeted Flycatcher.

Siphia strophiata fuscogularis Stuart Baker, Bull. B. O. C.,xliii, p. 11 (1823).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description.— Adult male. Differs from S. s. strophiata in having the throat and sides of the neck grey and the head the same colour as the back.

Colours of soft parts. " Iris dark brown; bill black; legs black,, feet brown, soles yellow" (Robinson).

Measurements. Wing 68 to 74 mm.

Distribution. At present Annam but it has been recorded from N. Shan States. Type 1919.12.20.163, Langbian Peak, S. Annam.

Nidification. Robinson says that a nest and eggs taken by him in Annam are exactly like those of the preceding bird described by Mr. B. B. Osmaston in the Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. Journal. Mr. Robinson's eggs were taken from a shallow hollow in a large tree five feet from the ground. The three while eggs measured 19-0x13-5 mm.

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: 
637. Siphia strophiata fuscogularis
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
637
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
209
Common name: 
Annam Orange Gorgeted Flycatcher
M_ID: 
28253
M_SN: 
Ficedula strophiata fuscogularis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3199

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