197. Cettia cantans

197. JAPANESE BUSH-WARBLER.
CETTIA CANTANS.
Cettia cantans (Temm, and Schlegel), Faun. Jap. Aves, p. 51. pl. xix (1847) ; Seebohm, Cat. B. Br. Mus. v. p. 139 ; S. cantillans Temm, and Schlegel, Fauna. Jap. Aves, p. 52, pl. xx.
Ugiusu, Jap.
Male ad. (Japan). Upper parts russet brown, paler on the rump, and upper tail-coverts rather paler ; back washed with olivaceous ; forehead rich russet blown ; supercilium buffy white, rather indistinct ; wings and tail brown externally, margined with russet brown ; under parts white, washed with buffy brown on the breast flanks and under tail-coverts ; axillaries pale yellow, under wing-coverts whiter ; bill dark brown ; under mandible pale horn at the base ; legs pale horn ; iris brown. Culmen 0.6, wing 2.6, tail 2.7, tarsus 0.9 inch ; first quill rather more than half as long as the second, which about equals the tenth ; fourth, fifth, and sixth nearly equal and longest. Female rather smaller. In the autumn the upper parts are more rufous, and the under parts somewhat darker.
Hab. Japan and Formosa, breeding near Yokohama in the mountains, and wintering in the plains.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
197. Cettia cantans
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
197
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
139
Common name: 
Japanese Bush Warbler
M_ID: 
22766
M_SN: 
Horornis diphone cantans
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
10422

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