(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.