(609) Monticola solitaria affinis.
The Burmese Blue Rock-Thrush.
Petrocincla affinis Blyth, J. A. S. B., xii, p. 277 (1843) (Tenasserim).
Vernacular names. Same as for the preceding bird.
Description.— Adult male. Similar to the Indian Blue Bock-Thrush but always with some chestnut on the under tail-coverts and nearly always with splashes of this colour on the vent, abdomen and flanks.
Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in the preceding bird; wing 113 to 123 mm.
Distribution. Breeding in Western China, Northern Burma, Yunnan and probably the higher Kachin and Bhamo Hills, where Harington obtained it during the breeding-season. In Winter it is found South through Assam South of the Brahmaputra, the whole of Burma, Malay Peninsula, Siam, Yunnan and Western China.
Nidification. Not recorded.
Habits. Those of the species.