212. Actinodura ramsayi.
Actinura ramsayi, Wald. A. M. N. II. (4) xv, p. 402 (1875); Wald. in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 108; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 404 ; Wardlaw Ramsay, Ibis, 1877, p. 404, pi. xii. Actinodura ramsayi ( Wald.), Hume &; Dav. S. F. vi, p. 293 ; Hume, Cat. no. 427 ter; Oates, B. B. i, p. 42; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 404.
Coloration. Upper plumage cinereous olive-brown, tinged with ferruginous on the head and more so on the forehead, the feathers of the back, rump, and upper tail-coverts faintly cross-barred with black; primary-coverts black ; tertiaries and remaining wing-coverts olive-brown distinctly barred with black ; outer webs of primaries and secondaries chestnut on their basal halves, ashy on the terminal, the whole web barred with black ; tail olive-brown, distinctly barred with numerous narrow black bars, the bars becoming coarser towards the outer feathers; all the feathers tipped white; lores and round the eyes dusky ; sides of head dusky ashy ; whole lower plumage ochraceous buff, becoming browner on the under tail-coverts.
Iris light hair-brown; bill horny brown; legs slaty-brown ( Ward-law Ramsay).
Length about 9.5; tail 5; wing 3.5; tarsus 1.1: bill from gape .9.
Resembles A. egertoni in general appearance, but differs in many important particulars.
Distribution. This species was discovered by Wardlaw Ramsay at Kyai-pho-gyee in Karennee, in a jungle-covered mountain-stream at an elevation of about 3000 feet.