Phylloscopus magnirostris

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.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Phylloscopus magnirostris
Spp Author: 
Bly.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
227
Common name: 
Large Billed Tree Warbler
M_ID: 
23039
M_CN: 
Large-billed Leaf Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus magnirostris
id: 
11702

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