267. Lophophanes beavani

267. Subsp. Lophophanes beavani.
Lophophanes beavani, Blyth, Jerd. B. of Ind. ii. p. 275 (1863) ; (Gadow), Cat. B. Br. Mus. vii. p. 29 ; Oates, F. Brit. Ind. Birds, i. p. 59.
Male ad. (Sikhim). Resembles L. rufinuchalis, differing in having the upper parts rather darker and clearer blue and the black on the throat extending much less further down, only to the upper breast, rest of the under parts blue-grey tinged with buff. The young bird has the black on the throat duller and gradually merging into the grey of the rest of the under parts. Culmen 0.48, wing 2.7, tail 2.0, tarsus 0.75 inch. Sexes alike.
Hab. Nepal, Sikhim, Koko-nor mountains in Mongolia, and Tsinling and S. Chensi in China.
Like the preceding species it inhabits the mountains at considerable elevations, and is found in the pine-woods.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
267. Lophophanes beavani
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
267
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
181
M_ID: 
21049
M_SN: 
Periparus rubidiventris beavani
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10904

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