(861) Phylloscopus fuscatus homeyeri.
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).
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.