409. Chrysomitris thibetana

409. TIBETAN SISKIN.
CHRYSOMITRIS THIBETANA.
Chrysomitris thibetana, Hume, Ibis, 1872, p. 107 ; Sharpe, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xii. p. 226, pl. iii ; Oates, P. Brit. Ind. Birds, ii. p. 232.
Male ad. (Sikhim). Upper parts olive-green, the back and scapulars streaked with blackish ; ear-coverts, and a broad moustachial streak olive- green ; supercilium, below the eye joining the supercilium behind the ear-coverts, and under parts generally dull yellow, the flanks greener and streaked with brown. Culmen 0.4, wing 2.7, tail 1.6 tarsus 0.5 inch. The female, has the under parts pale yellow and is streaked with brown.
Hab. The Himalayas in the interior of Sikhim on the bor¬ders of Tibet. Inhabits high elevations, but I find no record of its habits or nidification.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
409. Chrysomitris thibetana
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
409
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
278
Common name: 
Tibetan Siskin
M_ID: 
31058
M_CN: 
Tibetan Serin
M_SN: 
Spinus thibetana
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
11041

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