(349) Ixulus humilis clarkii.
Ixulus clarkii Oates, Bull. B. O. C, iii, p. 41 (1894) (Byingyi); Blanf. & Oates, iv. p. 481.
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Differs from the last in having a much greyer back, well defined from the brown head, the shafts on the back are also paler, showing up as better-defined streaks.
Measurements. " Wing 66 mm.; tail 50 mm.; tarsus 19 mm.; bill from gape 12.7 mm."
Distribution. At present only known from Byingyi, a mountain on the borders of the Shan States.
Habits. Oates records that he " found this bird very common on Byingyi, in small parties, searching the blossoms of small trees for insects." Byingyi is at about 6,200 feet elevation.