68. Tropicoperdix chloropus.
THE GREEN-LEGGED HILL-PARTRIDGE.
pale green; =a foot. Toun-hka, Pegu.
Male 11 1/2" to 12"; 9 to 12 oz. female 10 1/2" to 11 1/2"; 8 to 10 oz. Legs pale green. Bill greenish. Crown and above brown, barred black. Chin, throat, eye-stripe, and sides of neck white, spotted black, not enclosed by black band. Breast olive, banded black. Flanks buff, irregularly barred black. Axillaries and patch of downy feathers white. Outer webs of secondaries with rufous bars. Tonghoo to Tenasserim. (B. 129. O.G. i. 172. O. 32. H. & M. ii. 91.)
Also T. charltoni. The Malayan H. P. Differs from T. chloropics. Above finely mottled.
Flanks regularly barred. Irregular neck-band of black spots.