GENUS, Layardia, Blyth.
Similar to Malacocercus, but of more decided colors; the bill shorter and deeper ; the wings shorter and rounded ; the frontal plumes hispid, but of open texture, and monticolus in its, habits.
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
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