1018. Cyanops ramsayi

1018. Cyanops ramsayi.

Ramsay's Golden-throated Barbet.

Megalaema ramsayi, Walden, A. M. N. It. (4) xv, p. 400 (1875); id. in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 74; Hume, S. F. iii, p. 402; id. Cat. no. 196 bis; Hume Dav. S. F. vi, p. 152; Salvadori, Ann. Mus. Civ. Gen. (2) v, p. 561; vii, p. 377. Megalaima franklinii, apud Blyth, J. A. S. B. xxiv, p. 277; id. Birds Burm. p. 74. Cyanops ramsayi, Oates, B. B. ii, p. 135; Sharpe, P. Z. S. 1887, p. 442; Shelley, Cat. B. M. xix, p. 70, pl. iv, fig. 2.

This species only differs from C. franklini in having the area above the eye and on the sides of the crown above the ear-coverts mixed grey and black, the grey disappearing near the hinder border ; the chin and throat, too, are paler yellow. Soft parts and dimensions as in C. franklini.

Distribution. Discovered on the hills of Karennee by Wardlaw Ramsay, and found common above 3000 feet on the Muleyit range, east of Moulmein, by Tickell, Davison, and Fea. Also found at Perak, in the Malay Peninsula, by Mr. L. Wray.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
1018. Cyanops ramsayi
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
1018
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
97
Common name: 
Ramsay's Golden Throated Barbet
M_ID: 
10053
M_SN: 
Megalaima franklinii ramsayi
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
1399

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