404. Herbivocula schwarzi

404. Herbivocula schwarzi.

Radde's Bush-Warbler.

Sylvia (Phyllopneuste) schwarzi, Radde, Beis. Sibir., Vog. p. 260, t. ix, f. a, b, c (1863). Phylloscopus brooksi, Hume, S. F. ii, p. 505 (1874), v, p. 134. Neornis flavolivacea, Hodgs, apud Hume, S. F. iii p. 139; Oates, S. F. x, p. 221. Phylloscopus schwarzi (Radde), Brooks, S. F. iv, p. 277 ; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 353; Hume, Cat. no. 556 ter; Bingham, S. F. ix, p. 186. Lusciniola schwarzi (Radde), Seebohm, Cat. B. M. v, p. 128. Herbivocula schwarzi (Radde), Oates, B. B. i, p. 91.

Coloration. Upper plumage olive-brown tinged with tawny, especially on the rump ; wings and tail brown, edged on the outer webs with the colour of the back; supercilium very distinct and reaching to the nape, buff ; lores and feathers behind the eye dark brown : ear-coverts buff and brown; lower plumage rich tawny buff, paling on the throat and abdomen ; axillaries and under wing-coverts buff. In summer the lower parts are nearly white, merely tinged with yellow or buff, more especially so on the vent and under tail-coverts.

Bill horn-colour, the base fleshy white and the gape yellow; iris brown ; legs and feet fleshy yellow, claws fleshy brown.

Length about 5.6 ; tail 2.25; wing 2.45 ; tarsus .9; bill from gape -65. The second primary is equal to the eighth, or intermediate between the seventh and eighth ; the first primary is very long, measuring '85 in Length.

Distribution. Pegu and the northern and central portions of Tenasserim as a winter visitor. This bird also winters in South China, and it summers in S.E. Siberia.

The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
404. Herbivocula schwarzi
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Page No: 
Common name: 
Raddes Bush Warbler
Radde's Warbler
Phylloscopus schwarzi
Vol. 1

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