404. Herbivocula schwarzi.
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.