(272) Stachyris nigriceps davisoni.
THE MALAY GREY-THROATED BABBLER.
Stachyris davisoni Sharpe, Bull. B. O.C., i, p. 7 (1892) (Pahang).
Vernacular names. .None recorded.
Description. Differs from the two preceding forms in having the throat ashy-grey; the ear-coverts are hair-brown and the upper plumage is suffused with rufous.
Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in S. n. nigriceps.
Distribution. S. Tenasserim, Peninsular Siam and Malay Peninsula. Birds from the Eastern Burmese hills as far North as Karenni are also of this race as are those from the Shan States.
Nidification and Habits differ in no way from those of the preceding forms. The eggs average about 19.2 x 14.8 mm.