64. Arboricola brunneipectus

64. Arboricola brunneipectus.

THE BROWN-BREASTED HILL-PARTRIDGE.

Toun-hka, Pegu.

Male 10 1/2" to 11 1/2"; 9 to 13 oz. female 10" to 10 2/3"; 8 to 12 oz. Legs red. Bill black. Crown brown. Forehead, supercilia, and cheeks buff. Middle of throat fawn, densely spotted black. Breast tawny. Above olive, barred black. Wings strongly marked chestnut. Flanks with white spots, near tips banded black. Burma and Tenasserim. (B. 1367. O. 31. O.G. i. 169. H. & M. ii. 87.)

Also A. hyperythra. Treacher's H.P. from N. W. Borneo. Like A. brunneipectus, but crown is black. Supercilia and cheeks ashy. 10 1/2".

A. erythrophrys. Whitehead's H.P. from N. Borneo. Like A, hyperythra, but the supercilia are black. (O.G. i. 170.)

(ii.) With upper back not barred.

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: 
64. Arboricola brunneipectus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
64
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
98
Common name: 
Brown Breasted Hill Partridge
M_ID: 
1407
M_CN: 
Bar-backed Partridge
M_SN: 
Arborophila brunneopectus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12730

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