(375) Chloropsis cyanopogon.
THE BLUE-WHISKERED CHLOROPSIS.
Phyllornis cyanopogon Temm., PI. Col.,-512, fig. i (1829) (Sumatra). Chloropsis cyanopogon. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 239.
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description.— Male. The upper plumage, tail, wing-coverts and! sides of the neck bright green, the forehead tinged with yellow and inner webs of tail-feathers brown; wing-quills dark brown edged with green ; lores, cheeks, chin and throat black; a line-over the lores and eye brighter green than elsewhere; a short moustachial streak blue; a line round the black throat greenish yellow; lower plumage light green.
Colours of soft parts. Iris dark brown; bill black; legs and feet dark plumbeous.
Measurements. Length about 180 mm.; wing 81 to 85 mm. ^ tail about 30 to 33 mm.; tarsus about 18 mm.; culmen about 15 mm.
Female. Chin and throat green, the moustachial streak pale dull blue and feathers round eye yellowish.
Distribution. The South of Tenasserim down the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Borneo. South-West Siam.
Habits. According to Davison the habits of this bird closely resemble those of the Burmese Chloropsis.