Genus TIMALIA

The genus Timalia consists of a single species, which is charac¬terized by the peculiar rigid shafts of the feathers of the forehead and crown and by its deep black bill. The tail is longer than the wing and much graduated, the outer feather being about half the length of the central ones.
Timalia pileata.
Key to Subspecies.
A. Abdomen fulvous; upper plumage darker.. T.p. bengalensis, p. 226.
B. Abdomen rusty-buff; upper plumage paler. T. jerdoni, p. 227.

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: 
Genus TIMALIA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
225
M_ID: 
24391
M_SN: 
Timalia
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2640

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