Phyllornis malabaricus

Phyllornis malabaricus, Gmelin.

464. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 98; Butler, Deccan; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 403.

THE MALABAR GREEN BULBUL.

Length, 7.9 ; expanse, 11; wing, 3.5 ; tail, 3; bill at front, 0.75 ; tarsus, 0.7.

Bill dusky-blackish ; irides light yellowish-brown ; legs plumbeous.

Male, bright grass-green: forehead golden-yellow; chin and throat black, with a small blue moustachial streak; flexure of wing verdigris-blue.

The female wants the golden forehead of the male, and has the black gorget, and blue maxillary streak somewhat smaller.

The Malabar Green Bulbul is a permanent resident on the Sahyadri Range, from Goa to Khandalla.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Phyllornis malabaricus
Spp Author: 
Gmelin.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
190
Common name: 
Malabar Green Bulbul
M_ID: 
28635
M_CN: 
Rosy Pipit
M_SN: 
Chloropsis aurifrons
id: 
11609

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