Genus CALOPERDIX

Genus CALOPERDIX.

Tail, as in Arboricola, of fourteen feathers, less than half length of wing, but feet and claws are shorter, and the claw on hind toe is rudimentary. First primary is equal to the tenth (four, five, six longest). Sexes alike, but male has one or more pairs of spurs.

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: 
Genus CALOPERDIX
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
100
M_ID: 
1442
M_SN: 
Caloperdix
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12738

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