Pomatorhinus horsfieldi

Pomatorhinus horsfieldi, Sykes.

404. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 31; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 400.

THE SOUTHERN SCIMITAR BABBLER.

Length, 9.5 ; wing, 3.8; tail, 4 ; tarsus, 1.3 ; bill at front, 1.

Bill yellow, dusky above ; irides dark-red ; legs dusky-green.

Above deep olive-brown ; a white superciliary stripe ; neck in front, breast, and middle of abdomen, white; the flanks, vent, and under tail-coverts olive-brown.

The Southern Scimitar Babbler has the same range as the preceding, but is much more common and is a permanent resident.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Pomatorhinus horsfieldi
Spp Author: 
Sykes.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
178
Common name: 
Sourn Scimitar Babbler
M_ID: 
24181
M_CN: 
Indian Scimitar Babbler
M_SN: 
Pomatorhinus horsfieldii
id: 
11569

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