Locustella hendersoni, Cass.
520. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 159 ; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p. 479; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 406.
THE STREAKED REED WARBLER.
Length, 5.5 ; wing, 2.25 ;tail, 2.12.
Bill dusky above, paler beneath; irides, hazel; legs fleshy-brown.
Above pale olive-brown, all the feathers centred dark-brown; tail uniform brown, tipped pale, especially as seen from below ; beneath white, tinged with earthy-brown on the neck, breast, and flanks; lower tail-coverts fulvescent-white, with narrow longitudinal striae. In the spring moult the lower plumage is at first a somewhat rich yellow.
The Streaked Wren Warbler occurs sparingly as a seasonal visitant in the neighbourhood of Belgaum, Deesa and Mhow, and must occur in other suitable localities.
It has not been recorded from Sind.