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.