67. Dryonastes sannio

67. Dryonastes sannio.

The White-browed Laughing-Thrush.

Garrulax sannio, Swinhoe, Ibis, 1867, p. 403; id. P. Z. S. 1871, p. 371; Anders. Yunnan Exped., Aves, p. 627 ; Hume, Cat. no. 409 quint.; id. S. F. xi, p. 157. Garrulax albosuperciliaris, Godwin-Austen, P. Z. S. 1874, p. 45 ; id.J. A. S. B. xliii, pt. ii, p. 161, pi. vi; id. A. M. N. H, (4) xvii, p. 34; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 393, iv. p. 502. Dryonastes sannio (Swinh.), Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 459.

Coloration. Lores, cheeks, lower part of the ear-coverts, and a supercilium to the nape yellowish white; remainder of the ear-coverts, forehead, crown, nape, sides of the neck, chin, and throat chestnut-brown ; upper plumage and exposed parts of wings olive-brown; tail rufous-brown; centre of breast and abdomen pale ochraceous; sides of breast and abdomen rufous olive-brown; under tail-coverts bright ochraceous.

Legs and feet pale brown with a faint purplish-fleshy tinge; claws darker ; bill blackish; orbital skin pale fleshy-grey; iris dull brownish maroon, liver-brown, light brown (Hume).

Length about 10; tail 4; wing 3.8; tarsus 1.4; bill from gape 1.

Distribution. Manipur above 4500 feet; the Muangla Sanda valley, east of Bhamo ; extending into China.

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: 
67. Dryonastes sannio
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
67
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
76
Common name: 
White Browed Laughing Thrush
M_ID: 
24900
M_CN: 
White-browed Laughingthrush
M_SN: 
Garrulax sannio
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
97

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