294. Iole malaccensis

294. Iole malaccensis.

The Streaked Bulbul.

Hypsipetes malaccensis,Blyth, J. A. S. B. xiv, p. 574 (1845), xv, p. 51; id. Cat. p. 207 ; Horsf. & M. Cat. i, p. 25b'; Hume Sf Dav. S. F. vi, p. 298; Hume, Cat. no. 447 ter. Hemixus malaccensis (Blyth), Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vi, p. 52; Oates, B. B. i, p. 177.

Coloration. Upper plumage brownish green ; lesser wing-coverts the same; greater coverts, wings, and tail dark brown, edged with the same colour as the upper plumage; ear-coverts and sides of the head brownish green, the former with pale shafts; lores ashy grey ; cheeks, chin, throat, and breast ashy, with broad greyish-white shaft-streaks; sides of the body the same, but with the shaft-streaks less distinct; abdomen, vent, and under tail-coverts white; under wing-coverts and axillaries pale yellow.

Legs and feet pinkish brown to reddish brown; bill horny brown or very dark horny brown ; iris mahogany-brown to litharge-red (Hume & Davison).

Length about 9; tail 3.7; wing 4.5; tarsus .7; bill from gape 1.1.

Distribution. Tenasserim, from Mergui southwards. Also throughout the Malay peninsula, extending to Sumatra and Borneo and to Cochin China.

Habits, &c. Davison remarks that the Habits of this species resemble those of Hemixus tickelli.

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: 
294. Iole malaccensis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
294
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
283
Common name: 
Streaked Bulbul
M_ID: 
22269
M_CN: 
Streaked Bulbul
M_SN: 
Ixos malaccensis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
411

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