937. Crossoptilum leucurum

937. WHITE-TAILED SNOW-PHEASANT.
CROSSOPTILUM LEUCURUM.
Crossoptilum leucurum Seebohm, Bull. Brit. Orn. Club, iv. p. xvii. (1892) ; Ogilvie Grant, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xxii. p. 294.
Male ad. Differs from C. tibetanum in having the quills pure white, the tail white from the base nearly to the end ; the shafts black and tipped with rich purple. Culmen 1.75, wing 13.4, tail 18.0, tarsus 3.2. The female is similar, but has the tail-feathers tipped and margined with dark grey, the middle and outer pairs with the inner webs grey.
Hab. Eastern Tibet, between the Sok Pass, Chiamdo, and Lhassa. I have no data respecting the habits of this species.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 2. 1903.
Title in Book: 
937. Crossoptilum leucurum
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
937
Year: 
1903
Page No: 
671
Common name: 
White Tailed Snow Pheasant
M_ID: 
1559
M_CN: 
White Eared Pheasant
M_SN: 
Crossoptilon crossoptilon
Volume: 
Vol. 2
id: 
11108

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