963. Gracula religiosa religiosa

(963) Gracula religiosa religiosa Linn.
THE MALAY GRACKLE.
Eulabes javana javana, Fauna B. I., Birds, 2nd ed. vol. iii, p. 18.
Gracula religiosa religiosa, ibid. vol. viii, p. 649.
Linnaeus’s name religiosa, being founded on Osbeck’s javana, must accordingly be applied to the Javan bird.
It is found from South Tenasserim, through the Malay States, to Sumatra, Java and Borneo. There is little on record about its breeding, but it apparently differs in no way from that of the preceding bird. Hopwood found it breeding in Tenasserim, obtaining a single egg on the 5th April from a hole in a dead tree standing in cultivation. Moulton took two eggs on the 24th July on Mt. Kina Balu, in Borneo. Of these he writes :—“The nest was in a hole in a tree, a little rubbish only.” Bingham took several clutches of a Grackle in Tenasserim, all from holes in rotten trees. These may have been either the present bird or intermedia, though probably the former. The few authentic eggs I have seen vary between 33.0 x 23.6 and 36.1 x 25.5 mm.
In colour, shape and texture they agree with the eggs of the preceding bird.

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 2. 1933.
Title in Book: 
963. Gracula religiosa religiosa
Spp Author: 
Luin.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
963
Year: 
1933
Page No: 
507
Common name: 
Malay Grackle
M_ID: 
26775
M_SN: 
Gracula religiosa religiosa
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
14062

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