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.