68. Tropicoperdix chloropus

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.

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: 
68. Tropicoperdix chloropus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
68
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
99
Common name: 
Green Legged Hill Partridge
M_ID: 
1434
M_CN: 
Green-legged Partridge
M_SN: 
Arborophila chloropus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12735

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