920. Phasianus berezowskyi

920. SUBSP. PHASIANUS BEREZOWSKYI.
Phasianus berezowskyi, Rothschild, Bull. B. O. Club, xii. p. 20 (1901).
Male ad. (Kan-su). Resembles P. strauchi in having the tipper wing- coverts blue, but the breast is as in P. colchicus, though the dark margins to the golden feathers are narrower ; upper parts paler and more yellow in tinge than in P. colchicus, the rump and upper tail-coverts blue slightly marked with black, the latter slightly varied with rufous ; tail grey and golden grey at the base, washed with rufous on the outer webs, but not so rufous as in P. strauchi, and broadly barred with black. Culmen 1.1 wing 7.9, tail 16.9, tarsus 2.3 inch.
Hab. Kan-su. In habits and nidification this Pheasant probably does not differ from P. strauchi.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
920. Phasianus berezowskyi
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
920
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
663
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
10979

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