507. Campophaga neglecta

507. Campophaga neglecta.

The Small Cuckoo-Shrike.

Volvocivora neglecta, Hume, S. F. v, p. 203 (1877); id. Cat. no. 268 quat.; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 210; Salvadori, Ann. Mus. Civ. Gen. (2) v, p. 580. Campophaga neglecta (Hume), Sharpe, Cat. B. M. iv, p. 68; Oates, B. B. i, p. 232. Campophaga polioptera, Sharpe, Cat. B. M. iv, p. 69, pi. ii (1879).

Coloration. Resembles C. melanoptera but is very much smaller.

The colour of the iris &c. does not appear to have been recorded.

Length about 8; tail 3.5 ; wing 4; tarsus .75; bill from gape .8.

Distribution. Tenasserim south of Mergui, extending down the Malay peninsula as far as Salanga or Junk Ceylon and eastward into Cochin China.

An allied species found in the Malay peninsula is C. culminata, A. Hay, which differs in having the vent and under tail-coverts grey like the abdomen.

C. fimbriata, Temm., from Java differs from both the above in being of a blackish colour.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
507. Campophaga neglecta
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
507
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
492
Common name: 
Small Cuckoo Shrike
M_ID: 
18583
M_SN: 
Coracina fimbriata neglecta
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
689

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