414. Otocompsa flaviventris minor

(414) Otocompsa flaviventris minor.

KLOSS'S BLACK-HEADED YELLOW BULBUL.

Otocompsa flaviventris minor Kloss, Ibis, 1918, p. 200 (Koh Lak, S.W. Siam).

Description. " Smaller than 0. fl. flaviventris (Tickell) of Chota Nagpur; wing 83 mm. or less " (Kloss).

Distribution. Peninsular Burma and Siam and throughout the Malay Peninsula.
It is only after some hesitation that I have accepted this form. It certainly averages smaller, but the smallest Malay bird and the smallest bird from Assam both have a wing of 77 mm. On the other hand, Kloss's minor seems also to be a trifle darker and to have a decidedly shorter crest.

Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
414. Otocompsa flaviventris minor
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
414
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
397
Common name: 
Klosss Black Headed Yellow Bulbul
M_ID: 
21920
M_CN: 
Black-crested Bulbul
M_SN: 
Pycnonotus flaviventris
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
2884

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