168. Rhopocichla bourdilloni

168. Rhopocichla bourdilloni.

Bourdillon's Babbler.

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.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
168. Rhopocichla bourdilloni
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
168
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
161
Common name: 
Bourdillons Babbler
M_ID: 
24347
M_SN: 
Rhopocichla atriceps bourdilloni
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
223

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