104. Amaurornis insularis

104. Amaurornis insularis.

THE ANDAMANESE WATER-HEN.

Male 12". female 12". Legs yellow. Bill pale green. Similar to A. phoenicurus, but the white of the forehead is extended to the crown, and on the breast is restricted to a narrow strip. Andaman Islands and Nicobars.

Also A. olivaceus. 11 4/5". From the Philippines.

A. moluccana. 10 4/5". From the Moluccas to New Guinea and New Britain and N. E. Australia. Also the genus Rougetius. One species— B. rougeti, 11", with long and slender bill, from N.E. Africa.

Also the genus Neocrex. One species— N. erythrops, 7", with stout bill, and nasal groove indistinct, from S. America. Mid toe and claw 1.3".

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: 
104. Amaurornis insularis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
104
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
128
Common name: 
Andamanese Water Hen
M_ID: 
3626
M_SN: 
Amaurornis phoenicurus insularis
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12805

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