Genus OREICOLA

This genus differs from Pratincola in having a much longer tail, which is also very much more graduated.

Key to the Species.

a. Whole upper plumage, wings, and tail black…………………….O. jerdoni p. 66.
b. Upper plumage ashy and black; wing-coverts largely white; tail margined white…………………….O. ferrea , p. 66.
c. Upper plumage rufous-brown or rufous-ashy.
a1. With no supercilium…………………….O. jerdoni p. 66.
b1. With a supercilium…………………….O. ferrea p. 66.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
Genus OREICOLA
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
66
M_ID: 
28380
M_SN: 
Saxicola
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
839

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