“The so-called green jackdaw of Asia, Cissa sinensis. The sirgang inhabits the southeastern Himalayan region, and thence through Burma to Tasserim, and has occasioned much literature.” —Whitney, 1889
The bird is perched on a branch with a few leaves.
Keywordsbird, leaf, leaves, branch, feather, bill, Asia, feathers, crest, jackdaw, Himalayan, sirgang
William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5656