47. Galloperdix spadiceus

47. Galloperdix spadiceus.

THE RED SPUR-FOWL.

Chota jungli murghi, C. P.; Kustoor, Deccan; Sarava-koli (Tamil); Yerra kodi (Telugu); Kokatri (Mahratta).

MALE 14" to 15"; 11 to 14 oz. FEMALE 13" to 14 1/2"; 9 to 12 oz. Legs vermilion. Bill dusky. Orbital skin red.— Male: Head olive-brown. Forehead black, with grey edges. Chin and throat pale brown. Plumage above and below chestnut, with pale grey margins. Tail brown, mottled rufous.— Female: Forehead grey, streaked black. Neck olive. Above brown, banded black, minutely speckled. Breast red, tipped black. Throat smoky brown. Tail brown, mottled rufous. India. Four to seven eggs (1.67 x 1.28), pale brown, (J. 814. B. 1349. O. 45. O.G. i. 206. H. & M. i. 247.)

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: 
47. Galloperdix spadiceus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
47
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
89
Common name: 
Red Spur Fowl
M_ID: 
1459
M_CN: 
Red Spurfowl
M_SN: 
Galloperdix spadicea
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12705

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