857. Phylloscopus neglectus lorenzii

(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.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
857. Phylloscopus neglectus lorenzii
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
857
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
459
Common name: 
Caucasian Willow Warbler
M_ID: 
22985
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus sindianus lorenzii
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3525

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