119. Sypheotis bengalensis

119. Sypheotis bengalensis.

THE BENGAL FLORIKIN.

Charas, N. W. P.; Dabar, Nepal; Ooloo Moora, Assam.

Male 26" to 27" ; 3 1/2 to 4 1/4 lbs. Female 28" to 29"; 4 to 5 lbs. Legs pale yellow. Bill dusky and yellow. Crested. Full breast-tuft. Above blue-buff, minutely mottled with black. Below deep glossy black.— Female fulvous, with black and. brown mottlings. Neck with dark lines. India. Two eggs (2.6 x 1.76), green, blotched dull brown. (J. 838. B. 1417. H. & M. i 23.)

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: 
119. Sypheotis bengalensis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
119
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
140
Common name: 
Bengal Florikin
M_ID: 
3304
M_CN: 
Bengal Florican
M_SN: 
Houbaropsis bengalensis
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12837

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