316. Leioptila castanoptera

(316) Leioptila castanoptera.

FEA'S SIBIA.

Malacias castanoptera Sdvadori, Ann. Mus, Civ. Gen., (2) vii, p. 363 (1889) (Monte Carin). Ziojptila castanoptera. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 199.

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Resembles Tickell's Sibia but is a darker bird and has the greater part of the inner secondaries and greater coverts chestnut.

Colours of soft parts. Iris crimson; bill and legs black.

Measurements. A rather larger bird than the last; wing 89 to 95 mm..

Distribution. Karenni and Western Shan States.

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: 
316. Leioptila castanoptera
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
316
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
300
Common name: 
Feas Sibia
M_ID: 
25089
M_SN: 
Heterophasia melanoleuca castanoptera
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2755

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