(244) Pellorneum ruficeps jonesi.
THE WESTERN SPOTTED BABBLER.
Pellorneum ruficeps jonesi Stuart Baker, Bull. B. O. C. xii, p. 9 (1920) (Kalka).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Differs from Mandelli's Babbler in having the general tone of plumage more brown and less olive; the cap is more brown and the black markings on the nape even more highly developed.
Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in mandellii; wing 74 mm.
Distribution. Kalka, Bhagat State, N.W. Himalayas ; G-arhwal. Nidification unknown.
Habits. Shot by Mr. A. E. Jones in thick undergrowth of forest.