Sylvia althea, Hume.
582ter. :- Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 162.
THE HIMALAYAN LESSER WHITE-THROAT.
Upper surface darkish grey, slightly tinged with brown on the back.
Under surface white ; second primary intermediate in length between or equal to sixth and seventh, or seventh and eighth ; wing, 2.7 to 2.8; culmen, 0.51 to 0.56; tarsus, 0.75 to 0.8.
This species, or race as it may perhaps more properly be called, is a somewhat rare cold weather visitant to most parts of the Presidency.