Hodgs. in Gray's Zool. Misc. p. 82 (1844). Type, G. leucocephala.
The genus Chaimarrhornis consists of one species, which is a true Redstart. but almost aquatic in its habits like the Forktails and Rhyacornis.
The sexes are alike, the nestlings mottled; the tail is well rounded, the wing long but with large first primary, equal to half the length of the second ; the tarsus is long and strong.