689. Geocichla andamanensis.
The Andaman Ground-Thrush.
Geocichla albogularis, Blyth, apud Wald. Ibis, 1874, p. 138; Hume, S. F. ii, p. 221 (part.), iv, p. 289 (part.); id. Cat. no. 355 bis (part.). Geocichla andamanensis, Wald. A.M. N. H. (4) xiv, p. 156 (1874); Hume, S. F. ii, p. 495 ; Seebohm, S. F. ix, p. 100; id. Cat. B. M. v, p. 175.
Coloration. Resembles 67. citrina. Differs in having the forehead, crown, and nape suffused with brown, in having no white tips to the median wing-coverts, and in having the chin white.
From 67. albigularis it differs in having the forehead, crown, and nape suffused with brown, and the throat chestnut.
Iris umber-brown; bill horny brown, whitish at base of lower mandible ; legs fleshy white ( Wardlaw Ramsay).
Length rather more than 8; tail 2.9 ; wing 4.1; tarsus 1.2; bill from gape 1.
Distribution. The Andaman Islands.