731. Tephrodornis pondiceriana pallida

(731) Tephrodornis pondiceriana pallida.

The Sind Wood-Shrink.

Tephrodornis pondicerianus pallidus Ticehurst, Bull B. O. C, xli, p. 50 (1920) (Larkhana, Sind).

Vernacular names. Keroula (Hind.).

Description. Differs from T. p. pondiceriana in its generally paler coloration and the lighter brown lores, eye-streak and ear-coverts.

Colours of soft parts and Measurements the same as in the Common "Wood-Shrike.

Distribution. Sind, Punjab, Simla Hills, Rajputana and the Western part of the United Provinces and Central Provinces. Specimens from the two latter Provinces are intermediate and could be placed with either race.

Nidification. This differs in no way from that of the Common Wood-Shrike and the nest and eggs are quite indistinguishable from those of that bird. The breeding-season seems to last from February to June.

Habits. Those of the species.

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.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
731. Tephrodornis pondiceriana pallida
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
731
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
314
Common name: 
Sind Wood Shrink
M_ID: 
17991
M_SN: 
Tephrodornis pondicerianus pallidus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
3333

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