Stoporala melanops

Stoporala melanops, Vig.

301. :- Eumyias melanops, Vig. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 463 ; Butler, Guzerat ; Stray Feathers, Vol. III, p 467; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 396 j Swinhoe and Barnes, Central India ; Ibis, 1885, p. 66.

THE VERDITER FLY-CATCHER.

Length, 6 ; wing, 3.3 ; tail, 2.75; tarsus, 0.6. Bill black ; irides deep-brown; legs black.

Plumage generally verditer-blue, brightest on the forehead, sides of head, chin, throat and breast, also on the rump and upper tail-coverts ; dull on the back of the neck and interscapulars; lores black; quills dusky internally, dull-blue externally; tail greenish-blue.

With the exception of Sind, the Verditer Fly-catcher occurs as a cold weather visitant throughout the region, but is nowhere very common.

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: 
Stoporala melanops
Spp Author: 
Vig.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
164
Common name: 
Verditer Fly Catcher
M_ID: 
27922
M_CN: 
Verditer Flycatcher
M_SN: 
Eumyias thalassinus
id: 
11526

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