Genus LERWA

Genus LERWA.
SNOW-PARTRIDGE.

Lerwar— vox barbara.

Eyelids covered with plumelets. Wing expansive. First primary equal to third, second quill longest. Upper part of tarsi feathered. Tail of fourteen feathers, four-sevenths length of wing. Males with spur. Sexes similar. A single species. Combines the colours of a Grouse with the naked leg of a Partridge. Generally found near rocks and shrubs, very seldom amongst trees. Feeds on shoots, moss, and roots.

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 LERWA
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
109
M_ID: 
1100
M_SN: 
Lerwa
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12760

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