142. Phylloscopus affinis

142 TICKELL’S WILLOW-WARBLER.
PHYLLOSCOPUS AFFINIS.
Phylloscopus affinis (Tickell), J.A.S. Beng. ii. p. 576 (1833) ; Seebohm, Cat. B. Br. Mus. v. p. 65 ; Pleske, Prjevalsky’s Reisen, Vogel, ii. p. 115, Taf. 3, fig. 5 ; Oates, F. Brit. Ind. Birds, i. p. 101.
Male ad. (Himalayas). Upper parts dull olive-brown ; wings and tail dark biown with olive-brown margins ; under parts deep yellow washed with olivaceous on the sides of the neck, breast, and body ; under wing- coverts and axillaries pale yellow ; lores and apace behind the eye dark brown ; supercilium deep yellow ; legs greenish brown ; bill brown, lower mandible pale yellow ; iris brown. Culmen 0.44, wing 2.4, tail 1.9, tarsus 0'8 inch ; 1st primary about half the length of the 2nd which is equal to the 9th or 10th. The female is smaller than the male and the nestling is browner and has the under parts less regularly coloured.
Hab. The Himalayas as far west as Kashmir ; Kansu, the Chuanche, the southern Koko-nor and the Burchan Buda mountains and those on the Dy-tschu river ; winters in the plains of India. Prjevalsky says that it breeds in the low gorges of the Keria mountains in Mongolia, but its nest and eggs are unknown.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
142. Phylloscopus affinis
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
142
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
99
Common name: 
Tickell’s Willow Warbler
M_ID: 
22998
M_CN: 
Tickell's Leaf Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus affinis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
11044

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