(231) Dumetia albigularis abuensis.
THE MOUNT ABU BABBLER.
Dumetia albigularis abuensis Harington, J. B. N. H. S., xxiii, p. 429 (1915) (Mt. Abu).
Vernacular names. Pandi jitta (Tel.).
Description. Differs from the last bird in having the whole crown chestnut and the under parts much darker. Colours of soft parts as in the last, but the iris dark brown. Measurements the same as in the last.
Distribution. The country round Mt. Abu, Deesa, and down to Mahabdeshwar.
Nidification and Habits as in Dumetia a. albigularis. Three eggs taken by Lieut. H. E. Barnes in Deesa measure about 17.6 x 14.0 mm.