(307) Fulvetta manipurensis.
THE MANIPUR FULVETTA.
Proparus manipurensis O.-Grant, Bull. B. O. C, xvi, p. 123 (Manipur).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Similar to P. v. vinipecta but differs in wanting the white supercilia and in having the flanks and sides bright tawny-rufous; the coronal stripes are chocolate, not black, and the lower back, rump and upper tail-coverts are dull ochraceous orange.
Colours of soft parts. The legs in the dried skin are light brownish-yellow.
Measurements. Wing 50 to 56 mm.; tail about 47 mm.; tarsus about 22 mm.; culmen 8 mm.
Distribution. Obtained by God win-Austen on the Owen-khulno Peak, Manipur, and not again by anyone else.
Nidification and Habits. Unknown; found at 8,000 feet.