291. Pinarocichla euptilosa

291. Pinarocichla euptilosa.

The Crested Brown Bulbul.

Brachypus eutilotus, Jard. Selby, Bl. Orn. iv, pl. iii (? 1836). Brachypus entilotus (J. & S.), apud Blyth, Cat. p. 339. Brachypodius tristis, Blyth, J. A. S. B. xiv, p. 576 (1845). Microtarsus cantori, Moore, P. Z. & 1854, p. 279 ; Horsf. & M. Cat. i, p. 409. Criniger tristis (Blyth), Blyth, Ibis, 1805, p. 47; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 303; Hume, Cat. no. 451 quint. Euptilosus euptilosus (J. & S.), Hume, S. F. viii, pp. 62, 162. Pinarocichla euptilosa (J.& S.), Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vi, p. 62; Oates, B. B. i, p. 180.

Coloration. Crown greyish brown, with blackish shaft-stripes ; lores, cheeks, ear-coverts, and sides of the neck paler, with no stripes; back, rump, and scapulars ochraceous olive, the feathers of the rump banded with black showing up in places as dark patches ; upper tail-coverts and tail ferruginous, the outer three pairs of feathers of the latter tipped with white; wing-coverts and tertiaries ochraceous, brighter than the back ; primaries and secondaries dark brown, the outer webs ochraceous ; the whole lower plumage whitish, suffused with grey on the breast and with yellow elsewhere.

The legs and feet vary from dark grey-brown, or very dark plumbeous brown, to black ; the bill black ; iris in the male crimson, in the female varying from wood-brown to litharge red (Hume & Davison).

Length about 9; tail 3.8; wing 3.8; tarsus .75; bill from gape .8.

Distribution. The extreme southern part of Tenasserim, This bird is found throughout the Malay peninsula and in Sumatra, Java, and Borneo.

The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
291. Pinarocichla euptilosa
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Page No: 
Common name: 
Crested Brown Bulbul
Puff-backed Bulbul
Pycnonotus eutilotus
Vol. 1

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