Prinia flaviventris

Prinia flaviventris, Deless.

532. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 169 ; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 152.

THE YELLOW-BELLIED WREN WARBLER.

Length, 5.25 ; expanse, 6.3; wing, 1.87 ; tail, 2.9 ; tarsus, 0.75 ; bill at front, 0.5.

Bill black, fleshy at base beneath; irides reddish-yellow; legs deep yellow.

Head, with lores and ear-coverts, dark ashy; back, wings, and tail, dull olive-green; the quills dusky-brown ; chin, throat, and breast, white; the abdomen, vent, and under tail-coverts, bright canary-yellow.

The Yellow-bellied Wren Warbler is a permanent resident in Sind, where it breeds from June to September. The nest is tailor-bird like, but the eggs are bright brick-red without spots.

It has not been recorded from any other portion of the district.

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: 
Prinia flaviventris
Spp Author: 
Deless.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
215
Common name: 
Yellow-bellied Wren Warbler
M_ID: 
23811
M_CN: 
Yellow-bellied Prinia
M_SN: 
Prinia flaviventris
id: 
11674

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