70. Caloperdix oculeus.
THE FERRUGINOUS WOOD-PARTRIDGE.
=beautiful; =Partridge ; an eye.
Burong, Trung (Malay), Sumatra.
Male 10 3/4"" to 11 4/5"; 8 oz. Legs dirty green. Bill black. Head and breast and below chestnut. Back black, with feathers fringed white. Wings olive-brown, with round black spots. Flanks barred black and white. Males often double-spurred. Might be classed with the Pea-Pheasants or Spur-Fowl. It extends up the Malayan Peninsula.
Also C. sumatrana. The Sumatran W. P. A subspecies which differs from C. oculeus in having back irregularly cross-barred pale yellow, and basal half of breast-feathers mottled and barred black.
C. borneensis. The Bornean W. P. Allied to O. oculeus, but the mantle is black.