63. Arboricola atrigularis

63. Arboricola atrigularis.

THE BLACK-THROATED HILL-PARTRIDGE,

Peura, Sylhet; Duboy, Assam; Sanbatai, Ohittagong.

Male 10" to 11"; 7 to 10 oz. Female 7 to 10 oz. Legs orange-red. Bill black. Resembles A, torqueolus, but foreneck is black and flank-feathers are edged olive-brown with white spots near tips. Crown olive. Cheeks white. Back broadly barred and tipped black. Breast pale grey. Prom E. Assam to E. Bhamo. Four eggs (1.38 x 1.12), glossy white. (B. 1365. O. 30. O.G. i. 163. H. & M. ii. 79.)

Also A. ardeus. The Hainan H. P. Like A. atrigularis, but with orange-red chest-patch. 6 8".

A, crudigularis. The Formosan H.P. Like A. atrigularis, but with lower part of throat black. male 9 1/2". (O.G. i. 164.)

A. javanica. The Javan H. P. male 11". Crown red-brown. Above grey, barred black. Chest grey. Below chestnut.

A. rubirostris. The Red-billed H.P. from Sumatra. Above olive, barred black. Chest brown. Planks barred black and white. (O.G. i. 168.)

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: 
63. Arboricola atrigularis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
63
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
98
Common name: 
Black Throated Hill Partridge
M_ID: 
1404
M_CN: 
White-cheeked Partridge
M_SN: 
Arborophila atrogularis
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12729

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