126. Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps

126. Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps.

Lloyd's Scimitar Babbler.

Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps, Wald, A. M. N.H. (4) xii, p. 487 (1873); Wald. in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 113 ; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 282 ; Wardlaw Ramsay, Ibis, 1877, p. 465, pi. xiii, 1878, p. 130; Hume Dan. S. F. vi, p. 281; Hume, Cat. no. 401 ter; Oates, B. B. i, p. 73; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 417.

Coloration. Upper plumage bright ochraceous, the inner webs of the quills pale brown; tail paler ochraceous, the terminal halves of the feathers suffused with brown ; feathers at the base of the upper mandible and the lores black; a narrow supercilium extending to the nape, white ; ear-coverts rich hair-brown ; chin, throat, breast, and centre of abdomen pure white ; sides of the abdomen,-vent, and under tail-coverts ochraceous.

Legs, feet, and claws pale dingy green or greenish brown ; bill bright vermilion-red ; shelf of nostrils black ; the iris much varied, being pale greyish brown, very pale yellowish red, light indian-red, and pinkish yellow (Hume & Davison); iris pale straw-yellow ( Wardlaw Ramsay).

Length nearly 10; tail 4.3; wing 3.6; tarsus 1.3; bill from gape 1.4.

Distribution. The Karen hills and Karennee; Muleyit mountain in Tenasserim above 3000 feet.

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: 
126. Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
126
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
123
Common name: 
Lloyds Scimitar Babbler
M_ID: 
24223
M_CN: 
Red-billed Scimitar Babbler
M_SN: 
Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
164

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