148. Pellorneum ignotum

148. Pellorneum ignotum.

The Assam Babbler.

Pellorneum ignotum, Hume, S. F. v, p. 334 (1877) ; id. Cat. no. 399 ter A; id. S. F. xi, p. 146. Turdinus nagaensis, Godwin-Austen, A. M. N. H. (4) xx, p. 519 (1877); Hume, S. F. vii, p. 143; Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xlvii, pt. ii, p. 16. Drymocataphus ignotus (Hume), Sharpe, Cat. B. M, vii, p. 556.

Coloration. Whole upper plumage, tail, and exposed parts of wings rufescent olive-brown, the shafts of the feathers nowhere markedly paler, and the forehead not differing from the crown in colour ; wings and tail rather more rufescent than the back; lores and over the eyes greyish brown; ear-coverts brown with paler shafts; sides of neck like the back; chin, throat, centre of breast and abdomen dull white, very slightly mottled with rufescent brown; remainder of lower plumage rusty brown.

Iris dark brown ; legs and feet light sienna-grey (Godw.-Aust.).

Length 5.7; tail 2.2; wing 2.2 ; tarsus .9 ; bill from gape .65.

Distribution. The Eastern Naga hills ; Dhollah, in the Dibrugarh district of Assam.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
148. Pellorneum ignotum
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
148
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
144
Common name: 
Assam Babbler
M_ID: 
24623
M_SN: 
Pellorneum albiventre ignotum
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
193

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