431. Cryptolopha affinis.
The Allied Flycatcher-Warbler.
Abrornis affinis, Hodgs., Horsf. & M. Cat. i, p. 341 (1854); Jerd. B. I. ii, p. 204; Godw.-Aust. J. A. 8. B. xlvii, pt. ii, p. 18; Hume, Cat. no. 576; id. S. F. xi, p. 226. Cryptolopha affinis (Hodgs.), Sharpe, Cat. B. M. iv, p. 398 (part.).
The Allied Warbler, Jerd.
Coloration. Sides of the crown broadly black, enclosing a broad median band of bluish grey; a very conspicuous white ring round the eye, a short indistinct black line over it, between which and the black coronal streak is a bluish-grey supercilium reaching to the nape; entire sides of the head bluish grey; lores yellowish green; entire lower plumage bright yellow; the whole upper plumage and the edges to the wings and tail olive-green; the greater coverts tipped with yellowish white, and the two outer pairs of tail-feathers largely white on the inner webs.
Length rather more than 4; tail 1.8 ; wing 2.1 ; tarsus .7; bill from gape .55.
Distribution. Occurs in Sikhim, and probably in Nepal, in the Khasi and Naga hills, and in Manipur.