Hypothymis azurea

Muscicapa azurea Bodd., Tabl. Pl. Enl., p. 41 (1783) (Philippines).

Key to Subspecies.

A. Lower parts from breast almost pure
white; under wing-coverts white.
a. Nuchal patch and collar across neck
conspicuous.
a1. Paler H. a. sykesi, p. 270.
b1. Barker and richer in colour H. a. styani, p. 271.
b. Neck-patch and collar inconspicuous .... H. a. ceylonensis p. 272.
B. Whole of lower parts from breast blue .. H. a. tytleri, p. 273.
C. Lower parts from breast pale blue; underwing-coverts blue.
c. Smaller, wing 65 to 69 mm H. a. nicobarica, p. 273.
d. Larger, wing 69.5 to 75 mm H. a. idiochroa, p. 274.
D.Lower parts from breast practically white, merely washed with blue; under wing-
coverts bluish white H. a. forrestia, p. 274.

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.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
Hypothymis azurea
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
270
M_ID: 
19853
M_CN: 
Black-naped Monarch
M_SN: 
Hypothymis azurea
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
3279

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