Gallus= a cock; =Partridge in classical authors.
Of small size. Nude orbits. No comb or wattles. Tail rounded, of fourteen feathers.— Male: With two or more spurs on each tarsus.— Female: One or more spurs, rarely none. India (between Bay of Bengal and Indus River) and Ceylon. Shy, solitary birds, keeping much to wooded ravines.