(1970) Caloperdix oculea oculea Temm.
THE FERRUGINOUS WOOD-PARTRIDGE.
Caloperdix oculea oculea, Fauna B. I., Birds, 2nd ed. vol. v, p. 399.
To the North of Tenasserim Hopwood says this little Partridge is found as far as the Douna Range, which forms the watershed of the Tavoy, Ye and Thoungyin Rivers. It occurs South in South¬- West Siam and in the Malay Peninsula as far as Malacca.
NEST AND EGGS OF THE CHUKAR.
(Near Wular Lake, Kashmir, 1920.)
This is a bird of deep humid forests and practically nothing is known about it. As regards its nidification, Robinson wrote to me :—“I see you record its nidification as unknown in the ‘Fauna.' I found a nest at the end of May, a matted pad of grass under the shelter of a scrubby bush. The single egg it contained was a glossy pure white.”