(212) Pomatorhinus ferruginosus albigularis.
Pomatorhinus albigularis Blyth, J. A. S. B., xxiv, p. 274 (1855) (Muleyit Mt.) Blanf. & Oates, i. p. 121.
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Similar to the Cord-billed Scimitar-Babbler, but the crown is very little darker than the back. A black line extends above the white supercilium. The breast and abdomen are a very pale ferruginous, or pale buff with a faint rufous tinge.
Colours of soft parts. Iris creamy-white to bright yellow; legs and feet pale greenish or yellowish brown ; bill deep vermilion or coral-red.
Measurements. A rather larger bird than phayrei, with shorter bill; wing about 95 to 100 mm.; bill about 24 to 25 mm.
Distribution. Mountains of Tenasserim South to Tavoy and North to Karen Hills.
Nidification. Mr. K. Macdonald found it breeding on the Taok plateau 60 miles east of Prome. The nest was of the usual type, and the eggs, two or three in number, measured about 24.6 x 18.4 mm.
Habits similar to those of the other races.