928. Pitta oatesi

928. Pitta oatesi.

The Fulvous Pitta.

Hydrornis oatesi, Hume, S. F. i, p. 477 (1873); Walden in Blyth's Birds Bum. p. 98; Wardlaw Ramsay, Pais, 1877, p. 463 ; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 237 ; Hume, Cat. no. 344 his ; Oates, B. B. i, p. 411; Salvadon, Ann. Mus. Civ. Gen. (2) v, p. 574. Pitta oatesi (Hume), Sclater, Cat. B. M. xiv, p. 416.

Coloration. Resembles P. nepalensis, but entirely wants all traces of blue on the nape and hind neck.

Upper mandible brown, the tip and edges salmon-colour ; lower mandible brown; gape salmon-colour; inside of mouth flesh-colour ; iris rich brown; eyelids plumbeous; legs and claws pinkish flesh-colour. Of the same size as P. nepalensis.

Distribution. Karennee; Tenasserim as far south as Muleyit mountain ; the evergreen forests of the hills of Pegu.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
928. Pitta oatesi
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
928
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
390
Common name: 
Fulvous Pitta
M_ID: 
12544
M_CN: 
Rusty-naped Pitta
M_SN: 
Hydrornis oatesi
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
1268

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