329. Podicipes albescens.
Male 7 1/2". Legs greenish. Bill black. Forehead and fore part of crown black. Hind part of crown, nape, and foreneck chestnut (the collar is unlike that of any known species). Above white, with dark shaft stripes. Secondaries white, with dark shaft stripes. A single specimen obtained by the late Mr. Mandelli in Sikkim. Considered by many to be a partial albino of P. albipennis. (B, iv, 476.)
330. Podicipes philippensis.
Male 9 1/2". Legs blackish grey. Bill black, whitish at tip. Differs from P. fluviatilis in having the rufous of face continued right up to the eye and over greater part of the throat. Chin and upper throat blackish. Breast and abdomen silvery white, slightly mottled blackish. Inner secondaries with inner webs and tips white, rest of outer webs brown. S. China, ranging to Burma, Philippines, and Borneo. (B. M. Cat., xxvi. 511.)