Genus YUHINA

The genus Yuhina contains four species which are found within the limits of this work, extending from the Western Himalayas to Assam, Burma and China.
In Yuhina the bill is about two-thirds the length of the head, greatly curved and sharply pointed; the frontal hairs and rectal bristles are well developed and the nostrils are covered with a long membrane. The head is fully crested. The tail is rather short and quite square.
Key to Species and Subspecies.
A. Throat streaked with black.
a. Upper plumage fulvous brown .... Y. gularis gularis, p. 317.
b. Upper plumage olive-brown Y. g. yangpiensis, p. 318.
B. Throat not streaked,
c. Throat brown.
a1. Ring round the occiput white;
shafts to tail-feathers white .. Y. diademata ampelina, p.318.
b1 Ring round the occiput orange-rufous; shafts to tail-feathers
brown Y. occipitalis occipitalis, p. 319.
d. Throat white with black spot on [p. 320.
chin Y. nigrimentum nigrimentum,

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 YUHINA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
316
M_ID: 
25361
M_SN: 
Yuhina
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2782

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