272. Hemixus flavala

272. Hemixus flavala.

The Brown-eared Bulbul.

Hemixus flavala, Hodr/s. J. A. S. B. xiv, p. 572 (1845); Blyth, Cat. p. 207; Horsf. & At. Cat. i, p. 250; Jerd. B. I. ii, p. 80 ; Blyth, Birds Burm. p. 133; Godw.-Aust. J. A. S. B. xxxix, pt. ii, p. 106, xlv, pt. ii, p. 78; Hume, S. F. v, p. Ill; Anders. Yunnan Exped., Aves, p. 657; Hume, Cat. no. 448; Scully, S. F. viii, p. 295; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vi. p. 49; Oates, B. B. i, p. 175; Hume, S. F. xi, p. 176.
Nalli-pindi, Lepch.

Coloration. Upper plumage with the small wing-coverts dark ashy, the crown edged paler, and the upper tail-coverts tinged with olive-green; tail brown, tinged with olive-green on the basal halves of the outer webs ; greater wing-coverts brown on the inner and olive-yellow on the outer webs; quills brown; the fourth to the seventh primaries edged with grey below the emarginations, all the other quills edged externally with olive-yellow, obsolete on the earlier primaries, increasing on the others, and ultimately occupying the entire outer web of the tertiaries ; lores and cheeks blackish; ear-coverts bronze-grey; chin, throat, centre of the abdomen, and vent white; breast, sides of neck, and flanks light grey.

Bill black; iris dark reddish brown; feet dusky (Scully).
Length about 8.5 ; tail 3.7; wing 3.8; tarsus .7; bill from gape .9.

Distribution. The Himalayas from Mussoorie to the head of the Assam valley; the Khasi and Garo hills; Manipur; the hills east of Bhamo ; Arrakan. This bird appears to be found up to about 6000 feet.

The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
272. Hemixus flavala
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
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Common name: 
Brown Eared Bulbul
Ashy Bulbul
Hemixos flavala
Vol. 1
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