97. Trochalopterum meridionale

97. Trochalopterum meridionale.

Blanf oral's Laughing-Thrush.

Trochalopteron fairbanki, Blanf., Hume, S. F. vii, p. 36 (1878). Trochalopterum meridionale, Blanf. J. A. S. B. xlix, p. 142 (1880) ; Hume, 8. F. ix, p. 505 ; Sharpe. Cat. B. M. vii, p. 375.

Coloration. Forehead, crown, nape, and lores dusky brown ; a short white band over the lores reaching only to the eye ; sides of head and neck, the whole upper plumage, wings, and tail ashy olive-brown, tinged with fulvous on the upper tail-coverts ; chin nearly white ; throat and breast white, streaked with ashy; centre of abdomen white; sides and under tail-coverts bright rufous ; vent and thighs olivaceous brown.

Iris dark red; bill black ; legs dusky (Bourdillon).

Length about 8.5; tail 3.7; wing 3.4; tarsus 1.3; bill from gape .9.

Distribution. Travancore. There are specimens in the British Museum from Chinipanni, the Patnas, Mynall, and the Tinnevelly boundary, 4000 feet.

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: 
97. Trochalopterum meridionale
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
97
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
100
Common name: 
Blanf Orals Laughing Thrush
M_ID: 
24930
M_SN: 
Trochalopteron fairbanki meridionale
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
130

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