449. Horornis albiventris

449. Horornis albiventris.

The White-bellied Bush-Warbler.

Niornis albiventer, Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xiv, pt. ii, p. 199 (1876); Hume, S. F. v, p. 55; id. Cat. no. 552 ter; id. S. F. xi, p. 217.

Coloration. The whole upper plumage uniform umber-brown tinged with rufous, as are also the visible portions of the wings and tail; a short supercilium and the feathers round the eye grey; ear-coverts umber-brown ; chin dull white, each feather tipped with brown; throat purer white, with a subterminal dusky speck on each feather; middle of the abdomen whitish ; remainder of the lower plumage, axillaries, and under wing-coverts rich ochraceous brown.

Bill horny-brown above, pale beneath.

Length nearly 5; tail 2.2; wing 2.1; tarsus .85; middle toe and claw .8.

Distribution. This well-marked form occurs in the Manipur valley, where the type-specimen was procured at Sengmai by Mr. W. Robert.

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: 
449. Horornis albiventris
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
449
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
435
Common name: 
White Bellied Bush Warbler
M_ID: 
22635
M_CN: 
Scaly-breasted Wren-babbler
M_SN: 
Pnoepyga albiventer
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
617

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