461. Suya superciliaris

461. Suya superciliaris.

Anderson's Hill-Warbler.

Suya superciliaris, Anders. P. Z. S. 1871, p. 212; id. Yunnan Exped., Aves, p. 642, pi. Ii; Hume Dav. S. F. vi, p. 350; Hume, S. F. vii, p. 3; id. Cat. ho. 547 bis; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 182; Oates, B. B. i, p. 124. Suva albogularis, Hume,S. F. i, p. 459 (1873) ; id. S. F. ix, p. 227 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 182. Suya erythropleura, Wald, in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 120 ; Hume, S. F. v, p. 58; Hume Dav. S. F. vi, p. 351; Hume, Cat. no. 549 quat.

Coloration. Forehead, crown, and nape dark brown; upper plumage and the edges of the wing-feathers fulvous-brown ; tail fulvous-brown, with paler tips, But with no subterminal dark patches; a narrow white supercilium from the nostril to the end of the ear-coverts ; lores, behind and round the eye dusky slaty ; ear-coverts ashy grey ; chin, cheeks, throat, breast, and abdomen fulvous-white, the breast darker, with brown marks or streaks, more numerous at the sides ; sides of the body and under tail-coverts ochraceous.

Upper mandible black; lower mandible, legs, feet, and claws fleshy-pink; iris brownish yellow (Hume & Davison).

Length about 6.5; tail 3.8; wing 2; tarsus .85; bill from gape .6.

There appears to be no difference between the summer and winter plumage of this bird, judging from the specimens I have been able to examine.

Distribution. Anderson procured this species at Momein, on the Chinese frontier; Wardlaw Ramsay at Toungngoo ; and Davison on Muleyit mountain, in Tenasserim. It also occurs in Sumatra.

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: 
461. Suya superciliaris
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
461
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
447
Common name: 
Andersons Hill Warbler
M_ID: 
23769
M_CN: 
Hill Prinia
M_SN: 
Prinia superciliaris
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
634

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