(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.