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.

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: 
272. Hemixus flavala
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
272
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
263
Common name: 
Brown Eared Bulbul
M_ID: 
22286
M_CN: 
Ashy Bulbul
M_SN: 
Hemixos flavala
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
381

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