Phylloscopus magnirostris, Bly.
556. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 191 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 408.
THE LARGE-BILLED TREE WARBLER.
Length, 5 to 5.25 ; expanse, 8.25 ; wing, 2.6 to 2.75 ; tail, 2.12 ; tarsus, 0.75 ; bill at front, 0.5.
Bill dusky-plumbeous, fleshy at base beneath ; irides dusky; legs pale plumbeous.
Above dusky olive-green, with a faint tinge of tawny on the wings and tail; medial wing-coverts tipped with greenish-white ; a pale yellow supercilium and the lower ear-coverts partly yellow ; beneath pale, the breast tinged with ashy, mingled with faint yellowish, and the rest of the lower parts more or less pure yellowish-white.
The Large-billed Tree Warbler is a very rare visitant to parts of the Deccan in the cold season; it has not been recorded from any other portion of our limits.