373. Tribura mandellii.
Mandelli's Bush- Warbler.
Dumeticola mandelli, Brooks, S. F. iii, p. 284 (1875), viii, p. 475. Tribura mandellii (Brooks), Brooks, S. F. ix, p. 240. Schoenicola mandellii (Brooks), Hume, S. F. xi, p. 205.
Coloration. Resembles T. luteiventris. Differs in having the breast ash-grey and in having a few spots or marks, sometimes obsolete, sometimes more or less distinct, on the throat and breast, in having the bill rather larger, the upper mandible always blackish and the lower one dusky, not yellow throughout. Of the same size as T. luteiventris.
Distribution. Sikhim (February to May); Shillong (October).