1431. Thereiceryx zeylanicus inornatus

(1431) Thereiceryx zeylanicus inornatus (Walden).
THE BOMBAY GREEN BARBET.
Thereiceryx zeylanicus inornatus. Fauna B. I., Birds. 2nd ed. vol. iv, p. 110.
This subspecies of Green Barbet is found in Western India South of the range of the preceding bird down to Travancore, excluding the extreme South. East it extends to the Nilgiris and Cannanore, in the former of which its eggs have been repeatedly taken.
There is nothing to record abont the nidification of this bird which is different to that of the preceding.
Butler found it breeding on “Mt. Aboo on the 8th April,” and took four fresh eggs, while Davidson says that it is common in Khandesh, “breeding in April and laying generally three eggs, though I have found only two eggs, nearly incubated.” Col. R. H. Baker and General Betham obtained eggs early in April on the Nilgiris.
Eighteen eggs average 30.5 x 21.8 mm. : maxima 32.1 x 21.2. and 29.5 x 23.1 mm. ; minima 28.7 x 22.4 and 30.2 x 20.8 mm.

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 3. 1934.
Title in Book: 
1431. Thereiceryx zeylanicus inornatus
Spp Author: 
Walden
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1431
Year: 
1934
Page No: 
327
Common name: 
Bombay Green Barbet
M_ID: 
10030
M_SN: 
Megalaima zeylanica inornata
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
14545

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