1102. Harpactes duvauceli

1102. Harpactes duvauceli.

The Red-rumped Trogon.

Trogon duvaucelii, Temm. Pl. Col. pi. 291 (1824). Harpactes rutilus, Gray, Gen. B. i, p. 71 (1845); Blyth, Cat. p. 80; Horsf. & M. Cat. ii, p. 712 (nec Vieill.). Harpactes duvauceli, Hume, S. F. iii, p. 318; id. Cat. no. 115 bis ; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, pp. 63, 498; Oates, B. B. ii, p. 101; Ogilvie Grant, Cat. B. M. xvii, p. 491.

Coloration. Male. Whole head and neck jet-black; back, scapulars, and coverts along forearm orange-brown; rump and upper tail-coverts and lower plumage from throat crimson ; wings as in H. fasciatus, but the white bars wider apart; middle tail-feathers bright chestnut tipped with black, the next two pairs black, the three outer pairs black with long white tips.

Female. Head above dark olive-brown; sides of head, chin, and throat rufous-brown ; back lighter rufous-brown, becoming orange-brown tinged with red on the rump and upper tail-coverts ; wing-coverts and secondaries barred with buff; upper breast yellow-brown, passing into' pink on the abdomen. In young birds the lower parts are chiefly buff.

Tip and ridge of culmen and a narrow streak oh each side horny black; gape and sides of bill cobalt-blue; irides dull brown; orbital region smalt-blue; legs and feet the same, varying in depth of hue (Davison).

Length about 10 ; tail 5; wing 4.2; tarsus .4; bill from gape .9. Females a very little smaller than males.

Distribution. Not uncommon in Southern Tenasserim, as far north as Tavoy, and throughout the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Borneo.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
1102. Harpactes duvauceli
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
1102
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
201
Common name: 
Red Rumped Trogon
M_ID: 
8918
M_CN: 
Scarlet-rumped Trogon
M_SN: 
Harpactes duvaucelii
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
1538

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