Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
RMHDYW96Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . ength, widening only at the extreme base, and describing a considerableincurvation. Plumage, wings, and tail as in Pamaforkimis, but the toes and clawsrather more slender and elongated. I think that these characters hardly allow itsseparation from Pomatorhinus, being merely more finely expressed. This bird isreported to be a pleasing Songster, but this is at variance with the known habitsof most of the familj-. It inhabits Darjeeling. Desci-ipti
RM2CPB1G6. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . ength, widening only at the extreme base, and describing a considerableincurvation. Plumage, wings, and tail as in Pamaforkimis, but the toes and clawsrather more slender and elongated. I think that these characters hardly allow itsseparation from Pomatorhinus, being merely more finely expressed. This bird isreported to be a pleasing Songster, but this is at variance with the known habitsof most of the familj-. It inhabits Darjeeling. Desci-ipti
Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
RMHDYWC9Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . It appears to belong to Swainsons subgenusHemilophus. It appears to resemble very closely the Picus lencogaster of Temminck, whichHorsfield identifies with his P. Jacensis, siace named P. Horsfieldii by Wagler. In noneof the descriptions however of these species do I find any mention of the conspicuously F Illustrations of Indian Omithologtj ; white back. Mr. Blyth however seems to think that my bird may be identical with lenco-gaster, as he has
RM2CPB9FY. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . It appears to belong to Swainsons subgenusHemilophus. It appears to resemble very closely the Picus lencogaster of Temminck, whichHorsfield identifies with his P. Jacensis, siace named P. Horsfieldii by Wagler. In noneof the descriptions however of these species do I find any mention of the conspicuously F Illustrations of Indian Omithologtj ; white back. Mr. Blyth however seems to think that my bird may be identical with lenco-gaster, as he has
Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
RMHE13YXIllustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
. 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
RM2CPB6T2. 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 . iefly the forests of Malabar, and the other high jungles of the westerncoast. I add what Mr. Blyth says on their  points of difference. The two species agreeexactly in size and colouring of feathers, except that yours has a yellow throat in bothsexes ; bu the form of the bill is essentially different, and there are several other distinctions.Tr. aromaticus verus (from Bengal andArracan) has a very much stronger bill, the corneousportion of which
RM2CPB733. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . iefly the forests of Malabar, and the other high jungles of the westerncoast. I add what Mr. Blyth says on their points of difference. The two species agreeexactly in size and colouring of feathers, except that yours has a yellow throat in bothsexes ; bu the form of the bill is essentially different, and there are several other distinctions.Tr. aromaticus verus (from Bengal andArracan) has a very much stronger bill, the corneousportion of which
Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
RMHE13YRIllustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . Minima of Tickell, and DiccBum Tickellice olim of Blyth; of which,however, I have recently obtained specimens from Canara. My Shikarees call this littlebird chitloo jitta, a name which they also apply to that curious bird the ParisomaVireoides of my Cat. No. 133; the Fringilla Agilis of Tickell, and Pipra Squalida ofBurton, now made into a new genus, Piprisoma,* by Mr. Blyth, and placed in theDicceum group by him; thus confirming the view of its
RM2CPB3T1. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . Minima of Tickell, and DiccBum Tickellice olim of Blyth; of which,however, I have recently obtained specimens from Canara. My Shikarees call this littlebird chitloo jitta, a name which they also apply to that curious bird the ParisomaVireoides of my Cat. No. 133; the Fringilla Agilis of Tickell, and Pipra Squalida ofBurton, now made into a new genus, Piprisoma,* by Mr. Blyth, and placed in theDicceum group by him; thus confirming the view of its
Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
RMHE158NIllustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . d that it lays its eggs onthe ground in a tuft of grass. It is far from being an uncommon biid, and most Sportsmenwhether after snipe, florikin, or quail must have flushed hundreds of them. The Hia- Illustrations of Indian Ornithology ; dustani name signifies Grass Warbler, the -n-ord Phootkee, or Pitpittee, being apiDlicd indis-criminately to all the small PrinicB and Syhiw, in this case however with a distinct specificappellation indicative of
RM2CPB9FF. Illustrations of Indian ornithology : containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India . d that it lays its eggs onthe ground in a tuft of grass. It is far from being an uncommon biid, and most Sportsmenwhether after snipe, florikin, or quail must have flushed hundreds of them. The Hia- Illustrations of Indian Ornithology ; dustani name signifies Grass Warbler, the -n-ord Phootkee, or Pitpittee, being apiDlicd indis-criminately to all the small PrinicB and Syhiw, in this case however with a distinct specificappellation indicative of
Illustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)
RMHE135DIllustrations of Indian ornithology - containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India (1847)