444. Tickellia hodgsoni.
The Broad-billed Flycatcher-Warbler.
Abrornis hodgsoni, Moore in Horsf. & M. Cat. i, p. 412 (1854). Tickellia hodgsoni (Moore), Jerd. & Blyth, P. Z. S. 1801, p. 199; Jerd. B. I. ii, p. 206 ; Blanf. J. A. S. B. xli, pt. ii, p. 164; Hume, Cat. no. 579. Cryptolopha hodgsoni (Moore), Sharpe, Cat. B. M. iv, p. 406.
The Broad-billed Warbler, Jerd.
Coloration. Forehead and crown dark chestnut; upper plumage olive-green tinged with yellow on the rump; wing-coverts, quills, and tail dark brown edged with olive-green ; the two outer pairs of tail-feathers white on the inner web; a pale grey supercilium ; lores and sides of the head dark ashy; chin, throat, and breast grey ; remainder of lower plumage bright yellow.
Bill horny, yellowish at base beneath ; legs yellowish (Jerdon).
Length about 4 ; tail 1.8 ; wing 1.8 ; tarsus .8 ; bill from gape .55.
Distribution. Sikhim. Hodgson procured this species in Sikhim only, and not in Nepal, where there is no evidence of its occurrence.