(29) Dendrocitta rufa kinneari, subsp. nov.
THE BURMESE TREE-PIE.
Description. Similar to the last but much darker both above and below, the colour of the head and back blending with one another, the red of the back dull and brownish.
Measurements. Wing 137 to 151 mm.; tail 195 to 241 mm.
Distribution. The whole of Burma south of the Chin and Kachin Hills down to N. Tenasserim and east into Yunnan, Shan States and West Siam.
Nidification. Similar to that of B. rufa rufa.
Habits. The Burmese Tree-pie, though equally tame and confiding in its ways, is not so exclusively confined to open country in civilization as is the Indian Tree-pie and it may also be found in thin forest and the more open parts of evergreen forest.
Type. $ , No. 87—11. 20. 213 Brit, Mus. Coll. Toungoo.