Mixornis rubicapillus

Mixornis rubicapillus, Tickell.

395. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 23.

THE YELLOW-BREASTED WREN BABBLER.

Length, 5.75 ; wing, 2.38 ; tail, 2 ; tarsus, 0.8 ; bill at front, 0.6.

Bill horny ; irides reddish-hazel; legs pale horny-brown.

Above dull olive-green, inclining to rufescent or brown ; wings and tail rufescent-brown ; part of the forehead, supercilium, ears, and sides of the neck, yellowish-green, with some dusky streaks; crown of the head dull ferruginous ; beneath pale yellow, fading to whitish on the lower abdomen and olivaceous on the flanks and vent ; the throat and upper part of the breast with some blackish streaks.

The Yellow-breasted Wren Babbler has been doubtfully recorded from Central India.

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: 
Mixornis rubicapillus
Spp Author: 
Tickell.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
176
Common name: 
Yellow Breasted Wren Babbler
M_ID: 
24352
M_SN: 
Macronus gularis rubicapilla
Term name: 
id: 
11562

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