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.