75. Francolinus chinensis

75. Francolinus chinensis.

THE CHINESE FRANCOLIN or EASTERN MEADOW-PARTRIDGE.

Hka, Pegu; Nock-kahtah, Siam.

Male 12" to 13 1/2"; 10 to 14 oz. Legs brown-orange. Bill black. Crown dark brown.— Male: Black eye-streak, and a second black band from gape to ear-coverts. Neck, wing-coverts, sides, and breast black, with a row of oval white or buffy spots on each web of every feather. Comparatively large spur.— Female : Feathers regularly and closely barred black and fulvous white. Burma and China. Six to eight eggs (1.5 x 1.2), pale buff. (B. 1374. 0.35. O.G. i. 107. H. & M. ii. 27.)

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: 
75. Francolinus chinensis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
75
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
103
Common name: 
Chinese Francolin Or Eastern Meadow Partridge
M_ID: 
1185
M_CN: 
Chinese Francolin
M_SN: 
Francolinus pintadeanus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12747

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