(329) Ixops nipalensis daflaensis.
Actinodura daflaensis Godw.-Aust., A. M.N. H., (4) xvi, p. 340 (1875) (Dafla Hills). Ixops daflaensis. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 204.
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Similar to I. n. waldeni but a darker, duller chestnut above and the chin, throat and breast-feathers grey with reddish-brown central streaks, the whole effect being grey, not rufous; ear-coverts a rather darker grey.
Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in the Hoary Bar-wing.
Distribution. Dafla and Miri Hills.
Habits. There is nothing on record beyond the fact that Godwin-Austen shot it in high forest on Shengorh Peak at about 7,000 feet.