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.