273. Hemixus davisoni

273. Hemixus davisoni.

Davison's Brown-eared Bulbul.

Hemixus davisoni, Hume, 8. F. v, p. lll (1877) ; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 299 ; Hume, Cat. no. 448 ter; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vi, p. 51; Oates, B. B. i, p. 176.

Coloration. Resembles H.flavala. Differs in having the entire crown and nape a rich dark brown; the back, rump, upper tail-coverts, and smaller wing-coverts also brown hut paler; in the tail being less suffused with olive-green and the breast being distinctly ashy and not grey; and lastly in the yellow edges to the quills being narrower.

Bill, legs, feet, and claws black; iris bright brown (Darling) ; iris crimson-lake (Hume & Davison).

Length about 8.5 ; tail 3.6 ; wing 4 ; tarsus .6 ; bill from gape 1.

Distribution. This species has only been procured at Meetan and Thoungyah in Tenasserim. It is apparently entirely confined to the hill-forests.

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: 
273. Hemixus davisoni
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
273
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
264
Common name: 
Davisons Brown Eared Bulbul
M_ID: 
22289
M_SN: 
Hemixos flavala davisoni
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
382

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