689. Geocichla andamanensis

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.

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: 
689. Geocichla andamanensis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
689
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
154
Common name: 
Andaman Ground Thrush
M_ID: 
27015
M_SN: 
Geokichla citrina andamanensis
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
938

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