93. Suthora nepalensis

(93) Suthora nepalensis.

THE ASHY-EARED SUTHORA.

Suthora nepalensis Hodgs., Ind. Rev., ii, p. 32 (1838) (Nepal); Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 65.

Vernacular names. Suthora (Nepal).

Description. Forehead, crown and nape smoky grey; a very broad black supercilium from forehead to nape; lores, round the eye, and a short broad eyebrow white; remainder of the side of the head slaty blue; upper plumage and wing-coverts orange-brown; primary-coverts black; primaries with hoary outer webs, tinged with chestnut at base; the outer quills chiefly chestnut on the outer webs and tipped with white on both webs; tail chestnut broadly tipped with blackish ; point of the chin black; throat rusty, with black bars showing through; lower plumage orange-fulvous.

Colours of soft parts. Not recorded.

Measurements. Total length about 110 mm.; wing 47 to 49 mm.;, tail about 55 to 58 mm.; tarsus about 16 to 16.5 mm.; culmen about 5 mm.

Distribution. Nepal only.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing known.

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: 
93. Suthora nepalensis
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
93
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
109
Common name: 
Ashy Eared Suthora
M_ID: 
25315
M_CN: 
Black-throated Parrotbill
M_SN: 
Suthora nipalensis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2489

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