244. Pellorneum ruficeps jonesi

(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.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
244. Pellorneum ruficeps jonesi
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
244
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
241
Common name: 
Western Spotted Babbler
M_ID: 
24627
M_CN: 
Puff-throated Babbler
M_SN: 
Pellorneum ruficeps
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2662

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