226 TIM ALII D.i:.
(227) Timalia pileata bengalensis.
The Bengal Red-capped Babbler.
- Timalia hengalensis, Godw.-Aust., J. A. S.B., xli, 2, p. 143 (1872) (Khasia Hills).
- Timelia pileata. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 132.
Vernacular names. Dao-maogasha (jashim (Cacliari;; Tngeto (Kaclia Naga); Vongnavi (Mikir).
Description. Forehead and short superciliiim white; crown deep rufous; ear-coverts white in front and asliy behind; upper plumage and exposed part of wings olive-brown tinged with fulvous, the mantle suffused with ashy and with blackish shafts; tail brown, strongly cross-rayed; cheeks, chin and throat white; breast white with black shaft-lines; sides of neck deep grey, running on to sides of breast; remainder of lower parts fulvous or dull buff.