(857) Phylloscopus neglectus lorenzii.
The Caucasian Willow-Warbler.
Phyllopneuste lorenzii Lorenz, Beitr. Keunt. Faun. N. Kaukasus, p. 28 (18S7) (N. Caucasas).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Similar to P. n. neglectus, but bigger.
Measurements. Wing, 62-63 mm., 55 to 58 mm.
Distribution. Caucasas. Winter South, once as far as India. A specimen sent me from the N.W. Frontier with a wing of 63 mm. appears to be of this race. Shot at Bannu, January 1917.
Nidification. Breeds in the Caucasus between 5,000 and 8,000 feet. The eggs are white, marked with dark reddish brown.
Habits. Those of the genus.