81. Lerwa nivicola

81. Lerwa nivicola.

THE SNOW-PARTRIDGE.

Larwa, Nepal; Jungooria, Kumaon; Koor-monal, Garhwal; Barf-ka-titur, Kulu.

Male 14" to 16"; 16 to 22 oz. Legs red. Bill bright red. Above minutely barred black and grey. Below chestnut, with broad white splashes on the flanks. —Male has short spurs.— Female like the male, but no spurs. From Kashmir to Bhutan and China. Eggs dull white, freckled red-brown. (J, 817. B. 1380. O. 41. O.G. i. 79. H. & M. ii. 1.)

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: 
81. Lerwa nivicola
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
81
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
109
Common name: 
Snow Partridge
M_ID: 
1101
M_CN: 
Snow Partridge
M_SN: 
Lerwa lerwa
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12761

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