(1005) Sturnopastor capensis dehrae.
The Punjab Pied Myna.
Sturnopastor capensis dehra Stuart Baker, Bull. B, 0. C, xlv, p. 103 (1925) (Dehxa Dun). Sturnopastor contra. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 542 (part).
Vernacular names. Ablakmaina(Hind); Venda gorinka (Tel.).
Description. Similar to the preceding race but paler and less richly coloured both above and below.
Colours of soft parts and Measurement as in the typical form.
Distribution. South India, East of a line drawn from Umballa to Hyderabad in the Deccan and Masulipatam.; as far East as Western Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, but not into Eastern Bengal and Assam.
Nidification and Habits. Not in any way distinguishable from those of the last bird.