(82) AEgithaliscus bonvaloti sharpei.
THE MT. VICTORIA BLACK-HEADED TIT.
AEgithaliscus sharpei Rippon, Bull. B. O. C, xiv, p. 84 (1904) (Mt. Victoria, Chin Hills).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Similar to the preceding bird, but is wholly rufescent on breast and belly. The pectoral band is brownish and the black on chin and on the throat is V-shaped.
Measurements. Wing 50 to 55 mm.; tail 48 to 51 mm.; "culmen 0.3", tarsus 0.65" " (Sharpe).
Distribution. Higher mountains of the Chin Hills.
Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded beyond the fact that it is found in forests on the mountains of the Mt. Victoria chain at 5,000 feet and upwards.