411. Phylloscopus neglectus.
The Plain Willow-Warbler.
Phylloscopus neglectus, Hume, Ibis, 1870, p. 143; id. Cat. no. 554 bis; Brooks, 8. F. viii, p. 480; Barnes, Birds Bom. p. 227. Phyllopseuste neglectus (Hume), Hume, S. F. i, p. 195. Lusciniola neglecta (Hume), Seebohm, Cat. B. M. v, p. 131.
Coloration. Upper plumage earthy brown; wings and tail brown, narrowly margined paler; a narrow eyebrow pale buff; lores and behind the eye dark brown; ear-coverts pale buff; the whole lower plumage very pale buff; axillaries and under wing-coverts yellowish white to white.
Bye dark; bill, legs, and feet very dark brown (Brooks).
Length about 4; tail 1.5 to 1.65; wing 1.85 to 2.1 ; tarsus .7 to .75; bill from gape .4; first primary -6; second primary equal to the eighth or ninth.
Distribution. Throughout Upper Sind, along the banks of the Indus. Hume states that in the cold weather this species is common in the Punjab and in the Doab at least as low down as Agra. It is not improbably a resident species in Sind.