*698 a. OREOCINCLA VARIA.
Turdus varius, Tall. Zoogr, Rosso- As. i. p. 419 (1811). Geocichla varia, Seebohm, Cat. R. M. v. p. 151. So similar to O. dauma as to require no separate description, but much larger and with 14 tail-feathers.
Iris brown ; upper mandible brown, lower pale; legs whitish brown (Wardlaw Ramsay).
Length about 12; tail 4.5 ; wing 6.4 ; tarsus 1.35 ; bill from gape 1.5.
Distribution. South-eastern Siberia and North China in summer; South Japan, South China, and the Philippine Islands in winter. A male specimen was procured by Wardlaw Ramsay at Toungngoo on January 11th, 1876.