416. Phylloscopus subviridis

416. Phylloscopus subviridis.

Brooks's Willow-Warbler.

Reguloides subviridis, Brooks, Proc. A. S. B. 1872, p. 148; Hume, S. F. iv, p. 494; Brooks, S. F. vii, p. 477 ; Hume, Cat. no. 506 bis; Brooks, S. F. viii, pp. S92, 482; Biddulph, Ibis, 1881, p. 66; Scully, Ibis, 1881, p. 449. Phylloscopus subviridis (Brooks), Seebohm, Cat. B.M. v, p. 74, pl. iv, fig. 2 ; Oates in Hume's N. & E. 2nd ed. i, p. 262.

Coloration. Central coronal streak, supercilium, sides of the head, and the whole lower plumage yellow suffused with an ochraceous tinge; lores and behind the eye dusky; upper plumage and margins of wings and tail clear greenish yellow; tips to greater wing-coverts pale yellow and distinct; tips to median-coverts greenish yellow and less distinct.

Iris black ; legs and feet greyish green ; bill greenish horny (G. F. L. Marshall).

Length about 4.3; tail 1.8 ; wing 2.3; tarsus .7; bill from gape .45 ; the first primary is about .55 long; the second primary is between the seventh and tenth.

Distribution. This species is found in winter in the North-west Provinces and the Panjab, apparently not ranging eastward of Allahabad. It occurs at Simla on migration, and breeds in Kashmir and Afghanistan, but the nest has not yet been found.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
416. Phylloscopus subviridis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
416
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
409
Common name: 
Brookss Willow Warbler
M_ID: 
23020
M_CN: 
Brooks's Leaf Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus subviridis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
577

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