1107. Passer rutilans intensior

(1107) Passer rutilans intensior.

The Yunnan Cinnamon Sparrow.

Passer rutilans intensior Rothschild, Bull. B. O. C.,xliii,p. 11 (1922) (Mekong Valley). Passer cinnamomeus. Blanf. & Oates, ii, p. 240 (part).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Both sexes, but more especially the female, very decidedly darker than in P. r. cinnamomeus and with less yellow on the plumage of the male.

Colours of soft parts. " Iris dark brown; bill black ; legs and feet dull brown " (Forrest).

Measurements. Wing 69 to 77 mm.; culmen 11 to 12 mm. .

Distribution. Yunnan and Burma, East of the Irrawaddy and South to Karenni.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded beyond the fact that Forrest obtained it in pine-forests at 8,000 to 9,000 feet.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
1107. Passer rutilans intensior
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1107
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
182
Common name: 
Yunnan Cinnamon Sparrow
M_ID: 
29375
M_SN: 
Passer rutilans intensior
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3922

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