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.