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Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal Part II (Natural History &c.) 1870




It is consderably larger the loreal region in front of the eye is white the last tertiaries white spotted and the white bars on the inner webs of the other wing feathers more numerous while 1i-int/Mari:IA has the loreal region black the white supraciliary ridge above the eye iterrupted and the last tertiaries almost wholly black. [...] They equal in size the at 'and all very closely resemble it in colouring except that the green is duller thronghmut the yellow spot in front of the eye very small most of the feathers forming the orbit pale yellowish green and the black spots on the neck and wing coverts are almost mairely absent ; the crest at the base of-the bill is also smaller. [...] The first weal is the secdhd longer the third again le longer the fourth againi.:longer and the fifth again fr" longer and subequal to the sixth ; the four central feathers are pointed and subequal the next outer somewhat shorter and obtuse the following rounded. [...] Wings black shoulder edge of wing and the external edge of the first prmary pale rusty primaries and the first secondaries with their coverts black the former white at the base of the inner webs the last secondaries with white spots on the outer web ; the tertiaries"298 4 Contribution to ilfalagln Ornithology. [...] The fourth quill is the longest and the first about half the length of the fourth ; bill coral rod conical almost uniformly and rather flatly arched above upper mandible laterally somewhat projecting at the base slightly curved at the tip ; outer toe slightly shorter than the middle one and the inner only 1 of the length of the latej ; wing 3* inches ; tail ; bill at front ir from gape v



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