Genus ALSEONAX

The genus Alseonax contains three Indian Flycatchers which are allied to Cyornis. In Alseonax, however, the sexes are alike and the plumage is brown or rufous as in Anthipes. The first primary is very small and all the three species are wide migrants.

Key to the Species.

a. Upper plumage and tail ashy brown with no tinge of rufous………………….A. latirostris, p. 35.
b. Upper plumage olive-brown; upper tail-coverts and the whole tail chestnut………………….A. ruficaudus, p. 36.
c. Upper plumage ruddy brown; upper tail-coverts ferruginous; tail brown, suffused with rufous on the outer webs of the feathers only………………….A. muttui, p. 36,

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
Genus ALSEONAX
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
34
M_ID: 
27730
M_SN: 
Muscicapa
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
801

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