(461) Troglodytes troglodytes tibetanus.
THE TIBETAN WREN.
Anorthura tibetana Walton, Bull. B. O. C., xv, p. 93 (1905) (Khamba Jong, Tibet).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Exactly like T. t. neglectus except that it is decidedly bigger. Colours of soft parts. None noted.
Measurements. Wing 53 and 56 mm.; tail 33 mm.; tarsus 17 and 18 mm.; culmen 13 mm.
Distribution. Khamba Jong, Tibet. Nidification unknown.
Habits. Walton records (Ibis, 1906, p. 74) that he shot several of these Wrens at Khamba Jong in the autumn: " They occurred there during very cold weather, when all the streams were frozen hard, except one that was supplied by a clear warm spring."