439. Cryptolopha fulviventris

439. Cryptolopha fulviventris.

Austen's Flycatcher-Warbler.

Reguloides fulvoventer, Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xliii, pt. ii, p. 167 ; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 398; id. Cat. no. 564 ter.

Coloration. A broad supercilium and a still broader coronal band greenish yellow ; the interspaces blackish brown ; lores yellowish ; nape greenish ashy; back, rump, scapulars, and wing-coverts ashy grey, the greater coverts tipped with white ; quills dark brown, the basal half of the outer webs edged with ashy, the terminal half with greenish yellow; upper tail-coverts bright green ; tail greenish yellow, the inner webs edged with bright yellow as seen from below ; sides of the head ashy and yellow mingled; chin tinged with yellowish; lower plumage greyish white; under tail-coverts very bright yellow; axillaries and under wing-coverts greyish white.

Bill above dark brown, below orange; legs and feet grey ( Godwin-Austen).

Length about 4; tail 1.4; wing 2.1; tarsus .7; bill from gape .6.

Distribution. This well-marked and perfectly distinct species was discovered by Godwin-Austen in the low country of the Dhansiri in Assam. The description is taken from the type, which is a well-carbonized specimen.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
439. Cryptolopha fulviventris
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
439
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
428
Common name: 
Austens Flycatcher Warbler
M_ID: 
22994
M_CN: 
Smoky Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus fuligiventer
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
602

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