Alcippe atriceps

Alcippe atriceps, Jerdon.

390. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 19 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 399.

THE BLACK-HEADED WREN BABBLER.

Length, 5.5 ; expanse, 7 ; wing, 2.3 ; tail, 2 ; tarsus, 0.9 ; bill at front, 0.4.

Bill horny-brown ; irides pale orange or buff; legs plumbeous.

Head, cheeks, and nape, black ; wings, tail and under tail-coverts, brownish-olive, darkest on the tail and wings ; beneath white, with a tinge of orange-brown on the sides and towards the vent.

The Black-headed Wren Babbler has been obtained in the forest west of Belgaum ; it has not been recorded from elsewhere within the region.

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: 
Alcippe atriceps
Spp Author: 
Jerdon.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
175
Common name: 
Black Headed Wren Babbler
M_ID: 
24345
M_CN: 
Dark-fronted Babbler
M_SN: 
Rhopocichla atriceps
id: 
11560

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