Phyllornis jerdoni, Blyth.
463. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 97; Butler, Deccan; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 403.
THE COMMON GREEN BULBUL.
Length, 7.25 ; wing, 3.5; tail, 2.75 ; tarsus, 0.78; bill at front, 0.69.
Bill dusky ; irides light-brown; legs plumbeous.
Male, pale grass-green; shoulder-patch pale shining-blue ; quills dusky internally ; chin, throat and gorget, deep-black, surrounded by a greenish-yellow band, which extends through the eyes to the forehead ; maxillary streak hyacinth-blue, short. ; The female has the parts that are black in the male light bluish- green, surrounded by the yellowish band, and the maxillary streak light-azure.
The Common Green Bulbul is a not uncommon permanent resident on the Sahyadri Range, occurring as far north as Khandalla.