349. Ixulus humilis clarkii

(349) Ixulus humilis clarkii.

OATES'S IXULUS.

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.

Nidification unknown.

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.

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: 
349. Ixulus humilis clarkii
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
349
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
324
Common name: 
Oatess Ixulus
M_ID: 
25377
M_SN: 
Yuhina humilis clarki
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2794

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