(152) Trochalopterum erythrocephalum woodi.
WOOD'S RED-HEADED LAUGHING-THRUSH.
Trochalopterum erythrocephalum woodi Stuart Baker, Bull. B. O. C, xxxv, p. 17 (1914) (Loi-Sing, N. Shan States).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Differs from T. e. godwini in having the upper back unmarked with black as in melanostigma. The chin and throat are blackish instead of rufous and the ear-coverts are grey. From erythrolaema it differs in having grey ear-coverts and a broad grey supercilium. From chrysopterum it differs in having black not rufous-brown edges to the breast-feathers, and the upper parts are rufous-brown rather than olive-green.
Colours of soft parts. Bill dark horny-brown; legs apparently dark fleshy-brown.
Measurements. "Wing 107 mm.; tail 122 mm.; culmen 20 mm.; tarsus 37 mm." (Harington).
Distribution. Shan States.
Nidification and Habits not recorded.