740. Pericrocotus brevirostris neglectus

(740) Pericrocotus brevirostris neglectus.

Hume's Minivet.

Pericrocotus neglectus Hume, S. F., v. p. 171 (1877) (Tenasserim) ; Blanf. & Oates, i. p. 484.

Vernacular names. Hnet-mintha (Burmese).

Description. A small deeply coloured race of P. b. brevirostris with a comparatively short tail. In the only specimen of a male in the British Museum there are no red edges to the central secondaries.

Colours of soft parts as in the other races.

Measurements. Wing 83 to 35 mm.; tail 81 to 84 mm.; culmen barely 11 mm.

Distribution. Muleyit Mountains and Meetan in Tenasserim.

Nidification unknown.

Habits. Similar to those of the other races.

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: 
740. Pericrocotus brevirostris neglectus
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
740
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
325
Common name: 
Humes Minivet
M_ID: 
18707
M_SN: 
Pericrocotus brevirostris neglectus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3347

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