(96) Suthora poliotis feae.
Suthora fees Salvadori, Ana. Mus. Civic. Genova, vii, p. 364 (1889) (Karenni) ; Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 66 (footnote).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Similar to S. p. poliotis, but with flanks and vent bright pale fulvous and no black supercilium.
Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in Blyth's Suthora.
Distribution. So far only obtained in Karenni and Fort Stedman.
Nidification. A nest sent to me from near Fort Stedman, with both parents, was made entirely of shreds of fine grass, coated with cobwebs and lined with fine grass-stems. It was cup-shaped and had been placed low down in matted reeds and grass. The two blue eggs measure 15.3 x 12.5 and 16.0 x 12.5 mm.
Habits. Nothing recorded, and the only known specimens are Salvadori's type and those sent me from Fort Stedman by Col. H. H. Harington.