Brachypodius poiocephalus, Jerdon.
457. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 89 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 402.
THE GREY-HEADED BULBUL.
Length, 7 ; expanse, 9; wing, 3 ; tail, 2.8; tarsus, 0.25 ; bill at front, 0.46.
Bill greenish-horny; irides bluish-white ; legs reddish-yellow.
Crown of head, occiput and throat, bluish-grey; forehead siskin-green; back, wings, and plumage beneath, oil-green, lighter towards the vent; feathers of the rump light yellowish-green, broadly streaked with black; tail with the centre feathers greenish, broadly edged with grey ; lateral feathers black, also grey-edged ; under tail-coverts ligbt-grey.
The Grey-headed Bulbul is not uncommon in the forests southwest of Belgaum. It has not been recorded from any other portion of the region.
It is a permanent resident in the locality indicated.