68. Dryonastes galbanus

68. Dryonastes galbanus.

Austen's Laughing-Thrush.

Garrulax galbanus, Godwin-Austen, P. Z. S. 1874, p. 44, pl. 10; id. J. A. S. B. xliii, pt. ii, p. 161; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 394; id. Cat. no. 409 quat.; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 445 ; Hume, S. F. xi, p. 155.

Coloration. Forehead, lores, upper part of the cheeks, round the eye, ear-coverts, and chin black; crown and nape ashy brown, separated from the black of the forehead by a narrow ashy-white line ; upper plumage, wing-coverts, and the outer webs of the secondaries and tertiaries ochraceous brown; the outer webs of primaries ashy olive; inner webs of all the quills brown; tail greenish ashy, the four middle feathers broadly terminated with black and slightly tipped with whitish, the others broadly tipped with white preceded by a black portion; lower plumage yellow, washed with olive on the sides ; under tail-coverts white.

Bill black; legs ash-grey; iris red-brown (Godwin-Austen).

Length about 9.5; tail 4.2; wing 3.7 ; tarsus 1.4; bill from gape 1.1.

Distribution. The hills of Manipur up to 4000 feet.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
68. Dryonastes galbanus
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
68
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
76
Common name: 
Austens Laughing Thrush
M_ID: 
24879
M_CN: 
Yellow-throated Laughingthrush
M_SN: 
Garrulax galbanus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
98

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