Genus GALLOPERDIX

Genus GALLOPERDIX.

SPUR-FOWL.

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.

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: 
Genus GALLOPERDIX
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
89
M_ID: 
1458
M_SN: 
Galloperdix
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12704

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