207. Lioptila castanoptera.
Malarias castanopterus, Salvadori, Ann. Mus. Civ. Gen. (2) vii, p. 303 (1889).
Coloration. Resembles L. melanoleuca, and differs merely in having the greater portion of the tertiaries and greater wing-coverts chestnut.
Bill and legs black.
Length about 9; tail 4.3; wing 3.7; tarsus 1.1; bill from gape .9.
Distribution. Mr. Fea procured this species in the Karen hills east of Toungngoo in Burma, and I have recently examined a specimen which was obtained at Fort Stedman in the Shan States by Dr. Manders.