155. Phylloscopus subviridis

155. BROOKS’S WILLOW-WARBLER.
PHYLLOSCOPUS SUBVIRIDIS.
Phylloscopus subviridis (Brooks), P. A. Soc. Beng. 1872, p. 148 ; See- bohm Cat. B. Br. Mus. v. p. 74, pl. iv. fig. 2 ; Oates, F. Brit. Ind. Birds, i. p. 409.
Male ad. (India). Upper parts clear greenish yellow ; two distinct bars across the wing ; mesial and superciliary stripes, sides of the head and under parts yellow, tinged with ochreous ; bill greenish brown ; legs greyish green ; iris blackish. Culmen 0.45, wing 2.35, tail 1.85, tarsus 0.7 inch ; first primary about 0.55 long, the second intermediate between the eighth and ninth.
Hab. Afghanistan and Kashmir in summer, wintering in the North-western Provinces of India and the Punjab as far east as Allahabad.
Col. Biddulph says that it breeds in Gilgit in the Nulter valley at 10.000 feet in July, and a specimen shot by Major Wardlaw Ramsay at Bian Kheyl in Afghanistan in May contained eggs nearly ready to lay, but its nest does not appear to have been yet discovered.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
155. Phylloscopus subviridis
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
155
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
107
Common name: 
Brooks’s Willow Warbler
M_ID: 
23020
M_CN: 
Brooks's Leaf Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus subviridis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10086

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