174. Trochalopterum lineatum ziaratensis

(174) Trochalopterum lineatum ziaratensis.

THE BALUCHISTAN STREAKED LAUGHING-THRUSH.

Ianthocincla lineatum ziaratensis Ticehurst, Bull. B. O. C, xli, p. 55 (1920) (Ziarat).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description, Differs from "I. l. gilgit in having much paler rusty, not chestnut, ear-coverts; grey, not olive-brown, rump and tail-coverts, and grey, not grey-brown, belly; the markings on the breast paler and yellower, not red-brown; the golden-brown edges to the wings and tail are also somewhat paler. It lacks the white-ticked throat which J. I. gilgit has."

Colours of soft parts and Measurements as in T. I. lineatum.

Nidification. Two eggs from Quebta measure 26.1 x 18.7 mm. The nest was said to have been placed in scrub growing in a ravine on an otherwise bare and stony hill.

Habits. Apparently is often found in the low scrub-jungle which grows here and there in the ravines in the hills, as well as in the better wooded parts.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
174. Trochalopterum lineatum ziaratensis
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
174
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
182
Common name: 
Baluchistan Streaked Laughing Thrush
M_ID: 
24931
M_CN: 
Streaked Laughingthrush
M_SN: 
Trochalopteron lineatum
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2579

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