Abrornis cantator

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.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Abrornis cantator
Spp Author: 
Tickell.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
231
Common name: 
Lesser Black Browed Warbler
M_ID: 
23061
M_CN: 
Yellow-vented Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus cantator
id: 
11714

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