307. Fulvetta manipurensis

(307) Fulvetta manipurensis.

THE MANIPUR FULVETTA.

Proparus manipurensis O.-Grant, Bull. B. O. C, xvi, p. 123 (Manipur).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Similar to P. v. vinipecta but differs in wanting the white supercilia and in having the flanks and sides bright tawny-rufous; the coronal stripes are chocolate, not black, and the lower back, rump and upper tail-coverts are dull ochraceous orange.

Colours of soft parts. The legs in the dried skin are light brownish-yellow.

Measurements. Wing 50 to 56 mm.; tail about 47 mm.; tarsus about 22 mm.; culmen 8 mm.

Distribution. Obtained by God win-Austen on the Owen-khulno Peak, Manipur, and not again by anyone else.

Nidification and Habits. Unknown; found at 8,000 feet.

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.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
307. Fulvetta manipurensis
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
307
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
292
Common name: 
Manipur Fulvetta
M_ID: 
25253
M_CN: 
Manipur Fulvetta
M_SN: 
Fulvetta manipurensis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2742

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