299. Pycnonotus finlaysoni

299. Pycnonotus finlaysoni.

Finlayson's Stripe-throated Bulbul.

Pycnonotus finlaysoni, Strickl. A. M. N. H. (1) xiii, p. 411 (1844); Blyth, Cat. p. 210; Horsf. & M. Cat. i, p. 244; Wald. P. Z. S. 1866, p. 549; Sharpe, Cat. B. M. vi, p. 144; Oates, B. B. i, p. 193; Salvadori, Ann. Mus. Civ. Gen. (2) v, p. 593. Ixus finlaysoni (Strickl), Hume, S. F. iii, p. 301; Hume & Dav. S. F. vi, p. 307; Hume, Cat. no. 452 ter; Oates in Hume's N. & E. 2nd ed. i, p. 187.

Coloration. Forehead and head, as far back as the eyes, bright yellow, the feathers edged with ashy brown; lores black; above the lores a narrow orange line; cheeks, ear-coverts, throat, chin, and upper neck grey, with bright yellow streaks; crown and nape deep grey, the centres of the feathers paler; upper plumage and wing-coverts olive-green, the back washed with ashy; wings dark brown, broadly edged with olive-green on the outer webs; tail olive-green, brighter on the outer webs; breast, upper abdomen, and flanks dart ashy, the shafts paler ; middle of abdomen yellowish grey; vent and under tail-coverts bright yellow; edge of wing, under wing-coverts, and axillaries yellow.

Bill bluish black, paler at the gape ; mouth dark flesh-colour ; iris pale brown; eyelids dark plumbeous; legs dusky plumbeous ; claws dark brown.

Length 7.6 ; tail 3.3 ; wing 3.2 ; tarsus .8 ; bill from gape .85.

Distribution. The whole of Tenasserim east of the Sittoung river from Toungngoo to the extreme south. The Malay peninsula, Siam, and Cochin China.

Habits, &c. Breeds from February to May, constructing a cup-shaped nest of twigs, grass-roots, and fibres in a bush or sapling. The eggs, which appear to be always two in number, are pink, marked with maroon and purple. They measure about .88 by .65.

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: 
299. Pycnonotus finlaysoni
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
299
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
287
Common name: 
Finlaysons Stripe Throated Bulbul
M_ID: 
22011
M_CN: 
Stripe-throated Bulbul
M_SN: 
Pycnonotus finlaysoni
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
417

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