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. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . this bird, or of the B. Zeylankvs, was mistaken for that ofNyciiornis Alherivni by the discoverer of that bird, as related in Jardine and Selbys III. 2 ILLUSTRATIONS OF INDIAN ORNITHOLOGT. Orn. pi. 58; for it is described as being exactly the call of a Bucco, whilst that of theNyctiornis is a loud rolling whistle. I have also heard the call of the Bucco by moonlightoccasionally, but never that of the Nyctiornis. I add a description of the Green

. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . this bird, or of the B. Zeylankvs, was mistaken for that ofNyciiornis Alherivni by the discoverer of that bird, as related in Jardine and Selbys III. 2 ILLUSTRATIONS OF INDIAN ORNITHOLOGT. Orn. pi. 58; for it is described as being exactly the call of a Bucco, whilst that of theNyctiornis is a loud rolling whistle. I have also heard the call of the Bucco by moonlightoccasionally, but never that of the Nyctiornis. I add a description of the Green Stock Photo
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. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . this bird, or of the B. Zeylankvs, was mistaken for that ofNyciiornis Alherivni by the discoverer of that bird, as related in Jardine and Selbys III. 2 ILLUSTRATIONS OF INDIAN ORNITHOLOGT. Orn. pi. 58; for it is described as being exactly the call of a Bucco, whilst that of theNyctiornis is a loud rolling whistle. I have also heard the call of the Bucco by moonlightoccasionally, but never that of the Nyctiornis. I add a description of the Green Barbet. Head and neck above brown, sometimestinged or rather edged with greenish : superciliary stripe, mark from the gape extendingover the ears, throat and neck, yellowish white, the feathers of the lower part of the neckedged with brown; rest of the plumage bright green, darkest above, and paling beneath ;bill, and naked skin round eye, brown; tarsus leaden colour; quills brown on the innerweb only, except the first three which are edged with green. Length about 8| inches, of wing 4, tail 2, tarsus 1, bill (at front) Wths, (atgape) IrVths.. XE£._lL. Brothc ■•ore I>rodia.s RUFOUS BUZZARDButeo rufi:renter ORD. RAPTORES. FAM. BUTEONID^. GEN. BUTEO. PLATE XXVir, BUTEO RUFIVENTEE, RUFOUS BUZZARD. Synon.—B. Mufiventer, Jerdon Cat.—No. 21 bis. Suppl. I have only obtained this species of Buzzard on the Neilgherries, where indeed it isvery rare, as I only procured two specimens, one of which was seated on the edge of aswamp, and the other on a solitary tree on the side of a hill. It does not appear to fre-quent woods. The stomach of one I procured contained the remains of a lizard. I haveoccasionally seen one of the kind seated near the lake of Ootacamund, and a marsh in theneighbourhood, and fancy that it occasionally at least feeds on frogs. I know nothing else of its habits, nor even if it is a permanent resident on the hills. Inplumage it is closely allied to Hodgso

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