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.

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: 
291. Pinarocichla euptilosa
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
291
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
279
Common name: 
Crested Brown Bulbul
M_ID: 
21997
M_CN: 
Puff-backed Bulbul
M_SN: 
Pycnonotus eutilotus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
405

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