Parus nuchalis

Parus nuchalis, Jerdon.

646. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 279 ; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p. 492.

THE WHITE-WINGED BLACK TIT.

Length, 5; wing, 2.8 ; tail, 2; tarsus, 0.7 ; bill at front, 0.4.

Bill black; irides red-brown; legs plumbeous.

Above black, with a white nuchal mark ; a white band across the wing, and the tertiaries broadly margined and tipped with white; tail with the outer feathers nearly white, the next with the outer web only, and the third with the outer web white only at its base and tip; cheeks, sides of neck, sides of breast, belly, and under tail-coverts, white, with a black mesial stripe, from the throat to the vent.

The White-winged Black Tit has been obtained from Cutch and the vicinity of Deesa. It appears, to be very locally distributed.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Parus nuchalis
Spp Author: 
Jerdon.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
248
Common name: 
White-winged Black Tit
M_ID: 
21292
M_CN: 
White-naped Tit
M_SN: 
Machlolophus nuchalis
id: 
11758

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