94. Trochalopterum cinnamomeum

94.Trochalopterum cinnamomeum.

Davison's Laughing-Thrush.

Trochalopterum cinnamomeum, Davison, Ibis, 1886, p. 204.

Coloration. Forehead, crown, and nape hair-brown, the nape tinged with ashy, the lateral feathers of the crown white on their outer webs, forming part of a broad creamy white supercilium extending to the end of the ear-coverts; upper plumage, wings, and tail olive-brown, with a greenish tinge ; lores rusty-brown ; sides of the head pale ochraceous ; chin, and lower part of cheeks, dark cinnamon-brown ; remainder of lower plumage deep rufous, tinged with olivaceous on the sides, vent, and under tail-coverts ; under wing-coverts rufous.

The colour of the bill &c. has not been recorded.

Length about 8; tail 3.7; wing 3.5; tarsus 1.3; bill from gape .9.

Distribution. Unknown; but probably, as suggested by Davison, the Palghat hills in Southern India. Apparently a very local and rare bird.

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: 
94. Trochalopterum cinnamomeum
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
94
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
98
Common name: 
Davisons Laughing Thrush
M_ID: 
24925
M_CN: 
Black-chinned Laughingthrush
M_SN: 
Trochalopteron cachinnans
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
127

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