66. Arboricola rufigularis

66. Arboricola rufigularis.

THE RUFOUS-THROATED HILL-PARTRIDGE.

Lakom, Sikkim; Pokhu, Daphla Hills; Peura, Kumaun.

Male 10" to 11"; 7 to 10 oz. female 9" to 10 1/2"; 7 to 10 oz. Legs red. Bill black. Resembles A. intermedius, but lower margin of rufous throat has sharply denned black line. Breast grey. Planks grey, spotted white, with chestnut borders. Above unbarred. Lower back, rump, and upper tail-coverts with semi-oval 'black spots. Kumaon to Tenasserim. Eggs (1.5 x 1.2) white, with grey specks. (H. & M. ii. 75.)

Also A. gingica. Sonnerat's H.P. Like A. rufigularis with triangular black patch on foreneck, with bands of white and maroon.

(iii.) With upper bach freckled and mottled.

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: 
66. Arboricola rufigularis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
66
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
99
Common name: 
Rufous Throated Hill Partridge
M_ID: 
1397
M_CN: 
Rufous-throated Partridge
M_SN: 
Arborophila rufogularis
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12732

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