688. Geocichla albigularis

688. Geocichla albigularis.

The Nicobar Ground-Thrush.

Geocichla albogularis, Blyth, J. J. S. B. xvi, p. 146 (1847); Hume, S. F. ii, p. 221 (part.); id. S. F. iv, p. 289 (part.) ; id. Cat. no. 355 bis (part.); Seebohm, S. F. ix, p. 99; id. Cat. B. M. v, p. 175.

Coloration. Resembles G. citrina, sex for sex, but differs in having the chin and throat white, and the lores and cheeks also whitish ; the median wing-coverts are not tipped with white; the under tail-coverts are much tipped and otherwise marked with greenish or slaty brown; and the chestnut of the hind neck descends on to the upper back.

The colour of the bill &c. does not appear to have been recorded.

Length about 8.5; tail 2.8; wing 4; tarsus 1.2; bill from gape 1.05.

Distribution. The Nicobar Islands.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
688. Geocichla albigularis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
688
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
153
Common name: 
Nicobar Ground Thrush
M_ID: 
27016
M_SN: 
Geokichla citrina albogularis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
937

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