311. Micropus cinereiventris

311. Micropus cinereiventris.

The Grey-bellied Bulbul.

Brachypodius cinereoventris, Blyth, J. A. S. B. xiv, p. 570 (1845) ; Wald. in Blyth's Birds Burm. p. 136; Hume S; Dav. S. F. vi, p. 319; Hume, Cat. no. 457 quat.; Oates, S. F. x, p. 210 ; Hume, S. F. xi, p. 180. Micropus cinereiventris (Bl.), Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vi, p. 67; Oates, B. B. i, p. 182.

Coloration. Resembles M. melanocephalus. Differs in having the breast, upper part of abdomen, hind neck, and sometimes the upper part of the back bluish grey, and in having the primaries narrowly edged with olive-green on the outer webs.

Iris blue; eyelids grey ; bill black ; mouth dusky fleshy; legs and claws brownish black.

Length about 7; tail 2.9; wing 3.15 ; tarsus .6; bill from gape .85.

Distribution. Cachar ; Tipperah ; Dacca; Toungngoo; southern Pegu about Eangoon and the valley of the Pegu river. This Bulbul has also been observed at Tonka, Salang, and Malacca in the Malay peninsula.

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: 
311. Micropus cinereiventris
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
311
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
295
Common name: 
Grey Bellied Bulbul
M_ID: 
21936
M_CN: 
Grey-bellied Bulbul
M_SN: 
Pycnonotus cyaniventris
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
430

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