Heterophasia pulchella (Godwin-Austen, 1874) – Beautiful Sibia
Subspecies nigroauritus, which ranges north of the Brahmaputra River, has black ear-coverts. In the nominate subspecies, which occurs south of the Brahmaputra River, black is restricted around the eye, to lores (Grimmett et al. 2011).
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Kunte, K. 2021. Heterophasia pulchella (Godwin-Austen, 1874) – Beautiful Sibia. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.