(440) Microtarsus melanocephalus fusciflavescens.
The andaman Black-headed Bulbul.
Brachypodius fusciflavescens Hume, S.F.,i, p. 297 (1873) (Andamans). Micropus fusciflavescens. Blanf. & Oates, i, p. 295.
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Differs from the preceding bird in having the whole head dusky olive-green; the black on chin and throat is confined to the centre of the latter; the black bars are narrower and the abdomen and under tail-coverts are a still brighter yellow.
Colours of soft parts. Iris bluish-white to pale blue; bill bluish-slate to slaty-black; legs and feet plumbeous.
Measurements as in the preceding bird.
Habits. Davison found it singly or in pairs on the outskirts of forest, edges of jungle-tracts and natural openings.