Genus AGELASTES

Genus AGELASTES.

Head and neck naked, with a few scattered plumes. Tail of fourteen feathers. Fifth to seventh primaries subequal and longest. Male with short, stout spur. One species.

A. meleagrides. 19". The Turkey-like Guinea Fowl. Plumage black, mottled white. Keck, chest, and mantle white. Naked skin of head red. 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 AGELASTES
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
65
M_ID: 
765
M_SN: 
Agelastes
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12646

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