1025. Uroloncha striata subsquamicollis

(1025) Uroloncha striata subsquamicollis.

The Malayan Sharp-tailed Munia.

Uroloncha acuticauda subsquamicollis Stuart Baker, Bull. B. O. C.r xlv, p. 59 (1925) (Bankasoon).

Vernacular names, None recorded.

Description. Darker above than the preceding bird and having the lower parts more grey and much more heavily striated throughout. The feathers of the breast also show the rufous edges more distinctly.

Colours of soft parts as in M. s. acuticauda.

Measurements. Wing 47 to 49 mm.; tail 38 to 44 mm.; tarsus 12 to 13 mm.; culmen 10 to 11 mm.

Young like that of the typical form.

Distribution. Burma from Tounghoo South to Singapore and Sumatra; Siam from, at least Bangkok Southwards; Cochin China, S. Yunnan, Annam, Hainan and Formosa.

Nidification and Habits. Similar to those of the preceding bird.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
1025. Uroloncha striata subsquamicollis
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1025
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
86
Common name: 
Malayan Sharp Tailed Munia
M_ID: 
30119
M_SN: 
Lonchura striata subsquamicollis
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3785

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