Sylvia althea

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.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Sylvia althea
Spp Author: 
Hume.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
233
Common name: 
Himalayan Lesser White Throat
M_ID: 
25145
M_CN: 
Hume's Whitethroat
M_SN: 
Sylvia althaea
Term name: 
id: 
11720

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