(74) Machlolophus spilonotus subviridis.
THE BURMESE BLACK-SPOTTED YELLOW TIT.
Parus subviridis Tickell (Blyth), J. A. S. B., vol. xxiv, p. 265 (1855) (Tenasserim).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. This is a darker bird than the last, the green of the back and flanks more olive and the extent of the black greater both above and on the median ventral line.
Measurements etc. as in the last bird.
Distribution. Burma, Siam, Shan States and south to Tenas- serim, where it was obtained on Mt. Muleyit.
Nidification. Similar to the last. The eggs measure about 18.5 x 13.5 mm. (Mackenzie).
Habits. Is apparently found down as low as 3,000 feet but generally keeps more or less to the pine forest region of about 4,500 to 6,000 feet.