43. Garrulus bispecularis interstinctus

(43) Garrulus bispecularis interstinctus.

THE SIKKIM JAY.

Garrulus bispecularis interstinctus Hartert, Nov. Zoologicae, xxv, p. 430 (1918) (Darjeeling).

Vernacular names. Lho-Karrio-pho (Lepcha).

Description. Similar to the Himalayan Jay with the upper parts darker and more reddish brown. The throat is concolorous with the lower breast and upper abdomen.

Measurements. Wing 150 to 170 mm. (Hartert).

Distribution. Sikkim and probably dl the hills north of the Brahmahputra as far as the Mishmi and Dafla Hills, where Dr. J. Falkiner obtained it.

Nidification and 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.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
43. Garrulus bispecularis interstinctus
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
43
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
64
Common name: 
Sikkim Jay
M_ID: 
20378
M_SN: 
Garrulus glandarius interstinctus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2424

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