(393) Hemixus flavala hildebrandi.
HILDEBRAND'S BROWN-EARED BULBUL.
Hemixus hildebrandi Hume, S. F., ii, p. 508 (1874) (Salween Dist.) ; Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 264.
Vernacular names. Nyen-boh~ka-lone (Burmese.)
Description. Differs from Davison's Brown-eared Bulbul in having the head still darker, almost a blackish brown and the upper parts more grey and less brown.
Colours of soft parts similar to those of the other races.
Measurements. This is the largest race of the three, having a wing between 100 and 105 mm.
Distribution. Salween and Karen Hills.
Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded. Three eggs sent me with the bird from Karen Hills measure 22.1 x 17.0 mm. The nest is in appearance just like that of H. fl. flavala and was said to have been placed in a thick bush in scrub-jungle.