196. Cettia minuta

196. SUBSP. CETTIA MINUTA.
Cettia minuta (Swinhoe), Ibis, 1860, p. 52 ; Seebohm, Cat. B. Br. Mus. v. p. 141 : Pleske. Orn. Boss. ii. p. 650. Taf. iv. fig. 4 ; Tacz. F. O. Sib. O. p. 233.
Male (China). Resembles C. canturians, but is smaller, and has the tail proportionately shorter, but the wing formula is the same. Culmen 0.6, wing 2.45, tail 2.15, tarsus 0.95 inch.
Hab. Hainan and South China, and as far north as the island of Askold in southern Ussuri land. In its habits and note it is said to differ from the preceding species, but I do not find any description of either. Its nest and eggs are as yet unknown.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
196. Cettia minuta
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
196
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
139
M_ID: 
22770
M_CN: 
Manchurian Bush Warbler
M_SN: 
Horornis borealis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10881

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