Genus PHASIDUS

Genus PHASIDUS.

Head and neck naked, excepting band of feathers along the crown. Tail of fourteen feathers. Fourth primary slightly the longest. Male with short, blunt spur. One species.

P. nigra. 16 1/2". The Black Guinea Fowl. Naked skin of head and neck yellow or scarlet. Crown band black. Plumage blackish, mottled dark brown. W. Africa.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus PHASIDUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
64
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12645

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