Layardia subrufa, Jerdon.
437. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 66 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 401.
THE RUFOUS BABBLER.
Length, 9.5 ; wing, 3.7 ; tail, 4.25; tarsus, 1.3 ; bill at front, 0.7.
Above darkish olive-brown; forehead pale bluish-ash, the frontal feathers somewhat rigid; beneath deep-rufous, paler on the chin.
The Rufous Babbler occurs in various parts of the Deccan ; it has not been recorded from any other portion of our limits.