Abrornis cantator, Tickell.
570. :- Gulicipeta cantator, Tickell. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 200.
THE LESSER BLACK-BROWED WARBLER.
Length, 4.25 ; expanse, 6.25 ; wing, 2.25; tail, 1.75; tarsus, 0.6.
Bill light dusky above, amber beneath; irides hazel; legs fleshy-yellow.
Bright olive-green above, yellow on the wings and tail; throat, cheeks, supercilia, lower tail-coverts, and margin of the wing, bright yellow; belly and flanks greyish-white; a very narrow yellow bar on the wing; on each side of the crown a broad black band, and an intermediate and narrower greenish one, becoming yellower on the occiput; upper tertiaries slightly margined at the tips with yellowish-white, and the tail feathers have a very narrow-yellowish white internal border.
Central India is one of the localities mentioned by Jerdon as frequented by this pretty little warbler.