91. Hypotaenidia striata.
THE BLUE-BREASTED BANDED RAIL.
Wade-kodi (Telugu); Yay-gyet, Burma.
Male 9 2/3" to 11 1/2"; 3 1/2 to 5 oz. Legs dingy pink. Bill 1 1/2", reddish. Chin and mid-throat white. Above olive, with narrow white bars edged black. Vent and under-tail dull, with white bands. Face, neck, and breast blue-grey. White banding on wings. S. E. Asia, Malay Archipelago, Philippines, and Celebes. Resident in India, Ceylon, and Burma. Five to seven eggs (1.35 x 1.02), stone colour, spotted brown. (J. 913. B. 1389.)