168. Rhopocichla bourdilloni.
Alcippe bourdilloni, Hume, S. F. iv, pp. 399, 485 (1876) ; id. Cat. no. 390 bis; Bourdillon, S. F. ix, p. 300; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 626.
Coloration. Forehead, crown and nape, lores and cheeks brown; ear-coverts and round the eye blackish; upper plumage, wings, tail, and sides of the neck fulvous brown; chin, throat, and breast dull white; remainder of the lower plumage ferruginous; under wing-coverts pale fulvous.
Bill above black, below pale slaty; legs and feet dull brown; iris white (Hume Coll.). Length about 5.3; tail 1.9; wing 2.2; tarsus .9; bill from gape .7.
Distribution. Known only from Mynall in Travancore at an elevation of about 3000 to 4000 feet.