274. Hemixus hildebrandi

274. Hemixus hildebrandi.

Hildebrand's Brown-eared Bulbul.

Hemixus hildebrandi, Hume, & F. ii, p. 508 (1874) ; Wald. in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 133; Hume, S. F. v, p. ill ; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 299; Hume, Cat. no. 448 bis ; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vi, p. 50; Oates, B. B. i, p. 176.

Coloration. Resembles H. flavala. Differs in having the forehead, crown, and nape dark brown or blackish, contrasting with the rest of the plumage.

Iris lake-brown ; bill black; legs light brown ( Wardlaw Ramsay). Iris crimson; bill black; legs and feet dark reddish horn-colour (Hume & Davison).

Length about 8.5 ; tail 3.8; wing 4.1; tarsus .65; bill from gape 1.

Distribution. The pine-forests of the Sal ween district in Tenasserim at 3000 feet, and the Karen hills east of Toungngoo from 2000 to 4000 feet.

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: 
274. Hemixus hildebrandi
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
274
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
264
Common name: 
Hildebrands Brown Eared Bulbul
M_ID: 
22288
M_SN: 
Hemixos flavala hildebrandi
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
383

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