Alcippe poiocephala, Jerdon.
380. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 18 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 399.
THE NEILGHERRY QUAKER THRUSH.
Length, 5.9 ; wing, 2.8; tail, 2.3 ; tarsus, 0.88 ; bill at front, 0.45.
Bill horny, yellow at gape and edges ; irides greenish-white ; legs pale fleshy.
Head and nape dusky-cinereous ; back and ramp greenish-olive, inclining to rufous on the rump, darker and more ferruginous on the wings and tail; beneath pale rufescent or fulvous, lightest and albescent on the chin and throat.
The Neilgherry Quaker Thrush is a permanent resident on the Sahyadri Range, but has not been recorded from any other portion of our limits.