634. Hemichelidon sibirica rothschildi

(634) Hemichelidon sibirica rothschildi.

The Yunnan Sooty Flycatcher.

Hemichelidon sibirica rothschildi Stuart Baker, Bull. B. O. C., xliii, p. 156 (1923) (Yunnan).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Very much darker than any of the other races, almost sooty-black.

Colours of soft parts as in the other races. Measurements as in the other races.

The young in all three races vary from one another as do the adults, though the differences are accentuated in this race by the dark buff colour of the spotting.

Distribution. Yunnan. A bird from the Shan States seems to belong to this race.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.

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.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
634. Hemichelidon sibirica rothschildi
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
634
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
206
Common name: 
Yunnan Sooty Flycatcher
M_ID: 
27745
M_SN: 
Muscicapa sibirica rothschildi
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
3194

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