861. Phylloscopus fuscatus homeyeri

(861) Phylloscopus fuscatus homeyeri.

Dybowski's Willow-Warbler,

Phyllopneuste homeyeri Dybow., Bull. Zool. Soc. France, 1883, p. 358 (Kamschatka).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Differs from P. f. fuscatus in having the upper-side darker, with a reddish tinge; the superciliary streak is weaker and paler, and the bill is lighter and weaker.

Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in P. f. fuscatus.

Distribution. Kamschatka only. In Winter South to China, Burma and Assam. Stevens obtained several specimens of this Warbler in the Lakhimpur district of Assam (Bombay Nat. Hist. Journ, xxii, p. 249).

Nidification. Unknown.

Habits. Stevens obtained his specimens in fairly thick scrub and grass-land, where it was scrambling about hunting for insects after the fashion of all Willow-Warblers.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
861. Phylloscopus fuscatus homeyeri
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
861
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
462
Common name: 
Dybowskis Willow Warbler
M_ID: 
22991
M_CN: 
Dusky Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus fuscatus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3530

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