Phylloscopus tristis

Phylloscopus tristis, Bly.

554. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 190; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p. 486 ; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 408; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 159.

THE BROWN TREE WARBLER.

Length, 5 ; expanse, 7.25 ; wing, 2.45; tail, 2; tarsus, 0.75 ; bill at front, 0.37.

Bill blackish, yellow beneath and at gape; irides brown; legs brownish-black.

Above uniform dull brown, below albescent, with a faint tinge of ruddy on the pale supercilia ; sides of neck, breast, and flanks, axillaries, and fore part of the wing underneath, pure light-yellow.

The Brown Tree Warbler is generally distributed throughout the Presidency, but only as a seasonal visitant.

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: 
Phylloscopus tristis
Spp Author: 
Bly.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
226
Common name: 
Brown Tree Warbler
M_ID: 
22977
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus collybita tristis
id: 
11700

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