45. Lophophorus sclateri.
THE CRESTLESS MOONAL PHEASANT.
MALE 27". FEMALE 24". Legs dark brown. Bill yellowish. Bright blue eye-patch.— Male: Short crest of curly golden green feathers. Mantle and wings steel-green. Entire lower parts and wing-lining velvet-black. Side of the face blue. Middle back, rump, and upper tail-coverts silver-white, with black shafts. Tail chestnut with white band.— Female: Lower back pale yellow, mottled brown. Tail black, tipped and barred whitish. N.E. Assam. (O. 56. O.G. i 240. H. & M. i. 135.)