63. Dryonastes nuchalis

63. Dryonastes nuchalis.

Ogle's Laughing-Thrush.

Garrulax nuchalis, Godwin-Austen, A. 31. N. H. (4) xviii, p. 411 (1876); Hume, S. F. v, p. 58; id. Cat. no. 408 quat.; Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xlvii, pt. ii, p. 17, pl. x; Hume, 8. F. xi, p. 154, Dryonastes nuchalis (Godw.-Aust.), Sharpe, Cat. B. 31. vii, p. 456.

Coloration. Forehead, the upper portion of the cheeks, and the feathers round the eye black ; crown and nape slaty-grey ; a few pointed white feathers in front of the crown; hind neck and upper back chestnut; upper plumage olive-brown, the outer webs of the quills tinged with grey ; tail olive-brown, with the ends broadly black ; lower part of cheeks, ear-coverts, and sides of neck white; chin and throat black; breast light ashy ; remainder of lower plumage olive-brown.

Iris dark red; legs and feet fleshy-grey (Chennell).

Bill black; legs and feet ivory-white; iris brick-red (Cripps).

Length about 10; tail 4.4; wing 4.3; tarsus 1.5; bill from gape 1.35.

Distribution. The Dibrugarh district of Assam ; the Lhota-Naga hills ; Kamlangpani; probably Manipur.

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: 
63. Dryonastes nuchalis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
63
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
74
Common name: 
Ogles Laughing Thrush
M_ID: 
24870
M_CN: 
Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush
M_SN: 
Garrulax nuchalis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
93

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