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.