(315) Leioptila melanoleuca radcliffei, ? subsp. nov.
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Differs from L. m. melanoleuca in having the whole upper parts glossy black with no trace of brown.
Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in the last bird.
Distribution. There are only three specimens from N.E. Central Burma in the British Museum and one in the Bombay Natural History Society's Museum from Taunghoo. These are marked Lioptila radcliffei, but there is nothing to show by whom the name was written or where it has been published, if at all.
Nidification and Habits. Not recorded.