Reguloides occipitalis

Reguloides occipitalis, Jerdon.

563. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 196 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 409 ; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 160.

THE LARGE CROWNED WARBLER.

Length, 4.75 ; wing, 2.61; tail, 2; tarsus, 0.7; bill at front, 0.4.

Bill dusky, yellow beneath ; irides hazel; legs pale-brownish.

Above mingled green and ashy, the latter prevailing on the back, the former on the rump, wings, and tail; crown dusky, with whitish supercilia, and a conspicuous pale mesial line, broader and tinged with yellow at the occiput; a very pale yellowish wing band; the forepart of the wing brightish-green and its margin and the axillaries pure light yellow; lower parts albescent, mingled with yellowish, and very faintly tinged with ruddy; inner webs of the three outer tail-feathers, on each side, narrowly bordered with white.

This, the largest of the group, is a somewhat rare cold wea¬ther visitant to both the Deccan and Sind.

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: 
Reguloides occipitalis
Spp Author: 
Jerdon.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
230
Common name: 
Large Crowned Warbler
M_ID: 
23041
M_CN: 
Western Crowned Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus occipitalis
id: 
11710

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