Alcippe atriceps, Jerdon.
390. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 19 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 399.
THE BLACK-HEADED WREN BABBLER.
Length, 5.5 ; expanse, 7 ; wing, 2.3 ; tail, 2 ; tarsus, 0.9 ; bill at front, 0.4.
Bill horny-brown ; irides pale orange or buff; legs plumbeous.
Head, cheeks, and nape, black ; wings, tail and under tail-coverts, brownish-olive, darkest on the tail and wings ; beneath white, with a tinge of orange-brown on the sides and towards the vent.
The Black-headed Wren Babbler has been obtained in the forest west of Belgaum ; it has not been recorded from elsewhere within the region.