100. Suthora fulvifrons fulvifrons

(100) Suthora fulvifrons fulvifrons.

THE FULVOUS-FRONTED SUTHORA.

Temnoris fulvifrons Hodgs., P.Z.S., xiii, p. 31 (1845) (Nepal). Suthora fulvifrons. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 66.

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Forehead,middle portion of the crown, a very short supercilium, cheeks, chin, throat, breast, sides of the neck and the under tail-coverts bright fulvous; a broad band from the lores over the eye to the nape, the back, rump and lesser wing-coverts olive-yellow; upper tail-coverts fulvous; greater wing-coverts edged with chestnut; quills with the outer webs chestnut, hoary on the basal halves of the primaries; tail blackish, the outer webs more or less bright chestnut except at the tips; abdomen deep grey.

Colours of soft parts. Irides brown; bill pale fleshy yellow, horny above; legs fleshy brown.

Measurements. Total length about 150 mm.; wing about 54 to 56 mm.; tail about 66 mm.; culmen about 5 mm.; tarsus about 20 to 22 mm.

Distribution. Nepal and Sikkim.

Nidification and Habits. Practically nothing known. Masson found it breeding on the Singlo Ridge about 8,500 feet, but failed to find the nest. This was in May. It probably keeps to high elevations and dense forest in which it is not easily observed.

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.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
100. Suthora fulvifrons fulvifrons
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
100
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
113
Common name: 
Fulvous Fronted Suthora
M_ID: 
25311
M_SN: 
Suthora fulvifrons fulvifrons
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2496

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