74. Garrulax gularis.
Ianthocincla gularis. McClell. P. Z. 8. 1839, p. 159. Garrulax gularis (McClell.), Blyth, Cat. p. 337; Horsf. & M. Cat. i, p. 203; Godw.-Aust. J. A. 8. B. xxxix, pt, ii, p. 209; Jerd. Ibis, 1872, p. 303 ; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 412 ; Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xlv, pt. ii, p. 76; Hume, Cat. no.. 409 ter; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 445.
Coloration. Lores, ear-coverts, and under the eves black; forehead, crown, nape, mantle, and sides of neck slaty grey; back, rump, and visible portions of wings deep chestnut-brown, except the outer webs of the first few primaries, which are duller ; upper tail-coverts deeper chestnut; the central four tail-feathers rufous-brown on the basal two-thirds of their Length, then black; the others all pale chestnut, the fourth pair from the outside partially black on the inner web ; extreme point of the chin black; remainder of chin, cheeks, throat, fore neck, centre of breast, and abdomen yellow; sides of breast and upper abdomen dark ashy grey ; lower part of flanks, thighs, vent, and under tail-coverts deep chestnut.
Length about 10; tail 3.8; wing 3.8; tarsus 1.5; bill from gape 1.3.
Distribution. The Dibrugarh district of Assam; Borpani in the Dekrang Dhun of the Daphla hills; Lukhipur near Cachar; the Khasi hills.