Saxicola alboniger

Saxicola alboniger, Hume.

489bis. :- Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 142.

HUME'S PIED STONECHAT.

Length, 6.5 to 7.75 ; wing, 3.8 to 4.25 ; tail, 2.75 to 3; tarsus, 1 to 1.1; bill at front, 0.56 to 0.65.

Bill black ; irides dark-brown ; legs black.

Head, neck, upper back, and throat black; quills dark brown; under wing-coverts and axillaries black ; tail white, with a broad terminal band of dark-brown, broader on the two central feathers ; lower back, rump, upper tail-coverts, breast, belly and under tail-coverts white.

Hume's Pied Stonechat is a winter visitant to Sind, hut occurs nowhere else within our limits.

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: 
Saxicola alboniger
Spp Author: 
Hume.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
202
Common name: 
Humes Pied Stonechat
M_ID: 
28563
M_CN: 
Hume's Wheatear
M_SN: 
Oenanthe albonigra
Term name: 
id: 
11640

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