91. Hypotaenidia striata

91. Hypotaenidia striata.

THE BLUE-BREASTED BANDED RAIL.

Wade-kodi (Telugu); Yay-gyet, Burma.

Male 9 2/3" to 11 1/2"; 3 1/2 to 5 oz. Legs dingy pink. Bill 1 1/2", reddish. Chin and mid-throat white. Above olive, with narrow white bars edged black. Vent and under-tail dull, with white bands. Face, neck, and breast blue-grey. White banding on wings. S. E. Asia, Malay Archipelago, Philippines, and Celebes. Resident in India, Ceylon, and Burma. Five to seven eggs (1.35 x 1.02), stone colour, spotted brown. (J. 913. B. 1389.)

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: 
91. Hypotaenidia striata
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
91
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
123
Common name: 
Blue Breasted Banded Rail
M_ID: 
3495
M_CN: 
Slaty-breasted Rail
M_SN: 
Gallirallus striatus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12789

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