427. Acanthopneuste coronatus

427. Acanthopneuste coronatus.

Temminck's Crowned, Willow-Warbler.

Ficedula coronata, Temm. & Schleg. Fauna Jap., Aves, p. 48, pl. xviii, (1847). Phyllopneuste coronata (T. & S.), Brooks, S. F. iv, p. 275. Reguloides coronata (T. S.), Hume Dav. S. F. vi, p. 356; Hume, Cat. no. 563 bis; id. S. F. xi, p. 220. Phylloscopus coronatus (T. & S.), Seebohm, Cat. B. M. v, p. 49; Oates, S. F. x, p. 223; id. B. B. i, p. 84.

Coloration. Upper plumage olive-green, the head suffused with dusky; an irregular greyish-yellow streak from the forehead to the nape over the centre of the head; a well-defined yellowish-white supercilium reaching to the nape; lores and feathers behind the eye brown; ear-coverts mixed yellowish and dusky ; wing-coverts and wings brown, edged with yellowish green, the median coverts with small, the greater coverts with larger, yellowish tips, forming two wing-bars ; tail olive-brown, edged with yellowish green on the outer webs; lower plumage white, tinged with yellow on the breast and flanks; lower tail-coverts yellow. The summer plumage is duller, owing to the feathers being abraded.

Upper mandible' brown; lower mandible yellowish; mouth yellow; legs and feet plumbeous.

Length 5.2; tail 2.1; wing 2.4; tarsus .7 ; bill from gape .6 ; the second primary is intermediate in Length between the sixth and seventh; the first primary is about -5 inch long.

Distribution. A winter visitor from September to April in Southern Pegu and Southern Tenasserim, and probably the intervening tract. Hume obtained this bird in Manipur in February. It extends to Java in the winter, and it summers in Japan and South-eastern Siberia.

The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
427. Acanthopneuste coronatus
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Page No: 
Common name: 
Temminck's Crowned Willow Warbler
Eastern Crowned Warbler
Phylloscopus coronatus
Vol. 1

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