Occipital crest of long narrow feathers in both sexes. Tail eighteen feathers, long and wedge-shaped; longer than wing in both sexes. Sides of face naked, crimson. Males have one spur on each tarsus, and females sometimes a knob.
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
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