623. Laiscopus collaris ripponi

(623) Laiscopus collaris ripponi.

Rippon's hedge-sparrow.

Prunella collaris ripponi Hartert,Vog. Pal., i, p. 766 (1913) (Gyi-dzu-Shan).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. A very dark bird both above and below, the tail tipped with rufescent and the chestnut flanks with narrow rufescent edges to the feathers, not always present.

Colours of soft parts. " Iris brown; bill black with pale base ; legs fleshy " (Rippon).

Measurements. Wing 88 to 98 mm.; culmen 12 to 12.5 mm.

Distribution. N. Shan States, Yunnan, Szechuan and N.W. China, S.E. Tibet.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
623. Laiscopus collaris ripponi
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
623
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
191
Common name: 
Rippon's Hedge Sparrow
M_ID: 
30250
M_CN: 
Alpine Accentor
M_SN: 
Prunella collaris
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
3176

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