162. Thringorhina oglii

162. Thringorhina oglii.

Austens Spotted Babbler.

Actinura oglei, Godwin-Austen, J. A. S. B. xlvi, pt. ii, p. 42 (1877); Hume, S. F. v, p. 341 ; Godw.-Aust. J. A. S B. xlvii, pt. ii, p. 18, pl. xi. Actinodura oglei (Godw.-Aust?), Hume, Cat. no. 427 quat.; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vii, p. 467; Hume, S. F. xi, p. 171.

Coloration. Crown, nape, and hind neck rich golden brown ; back, rump, scapulars, and upper tail-coverts the same but duller, and obsoletely cross-rayed; wings and tail umber-brown, narrowly and closely cross-barred with blackish brown; forehead white, with black shafts continued back as a broad supercilium to the sides of the neck, where the white band expands and becomes divided into white spots bordered by black; the forehead and supercilium bordered by black above; lores and ear-coverts black; cheeks, chin, and throat white; breast grey ; remainder of lower plumage dull umber-brown.

Bill black above, grey below; iris crimson-lake; legs and feet umber-brown (Godwin-Austen).

Length about 6.5; tail 2.5; wing 2.8; tarsus 1.1; bill from gape .95.

Distribution. Discovered at Manbum Tila on the Tengapani river near Sadiya. It has not again been obtained by any naturalist.

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: 
162. Thringorhina oglii
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
162
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
156
Common name: 
Austens Spotted Babbler
M_ID: 
24287
M_CN: 
Snowy-throated Babbler
M_SN: 
Stachyris oglei
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
215

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