147. Phylloscopus tenellipes

147. Pale-legged Willow-Warbler.
PHYLLOSCOPUS TENELLIPES.
Phylloscopus tenellipes, Swinhoe, Ibis. p. 53, 1860 ; David and Oust. Ois. Chine, p. 269 ; Seebohm, Cat. B. Br. Mus. v. p. 46 ; Oates, B. of Burma, i. p. 81, (id.) F. Brit. Ind. Birds, i. p. 416.
ad. (Burma). Upper parts olive-brown washed with russet on the rump ; under parts white washed with greyish buff on the breast, flanks, and under tail-coverts ; eye-stripe greyish white, and wings crossed with two buffy white bars ; upper mandible dark brown, lower mandible pale ; legs pale flesh colour. Culmen 0.5, wing 2.45, tail 2.0, tarsus 0.72 inch ; bastard primary 0.5, 2nd equal to the 7th, the 3rd, 4th, and 5th longest. In the summer the plumage is greyer and the wing-bars less distinct, and in the winter the plumage is buffer in tinge.
Hab. Japan, and passes through China on migration, winter┬Čing in Burma.
I find nothing on record respecting the habits of this bird, which are probably similar to those of its congeners, and its breeding habits are unknown.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
147. Phylloscopus tenellipes
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
147
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
102
Common name: 
Pale Legged Willow Warbler
M_ID: 
23037
M_CN: 
Pale-legged Leaf Warbler
M_SN: 
Phylloscopus tenellipes
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10603

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