23. Gennaeus horsfieldi

23. Gennaeus horsfieldi.

THE BLACK-BREASTED KALIJ PHEASANT.

Doreek, Debrugurh; Durug, Garo Hills; Muthoora, Sylhet; Mathura, Chittagong.

Male 23" to 24 1/2"; 2 1/2 to 3 lbs. Female 21" to 22 1/2"; 2 to 2 1/2 lbs. Legs plumbeous. Bill greenish. Orbital skin crimson.— Male: Crest black. Entire lower surface and neck-feathers rounded, not lanceolate, black, with blue-black patches. Lower back, rump, and upper tail fringed white. Coverts and long scapulars white-tipped.— Female: Mid-tail plain rufous. Breast-feathers with narrow buff shaft lines. From Bhutan to S. Manipur and Bhamo. Breeds from March to June. Eight or ten eggs (1.85 x 1.5), buff. (H. & M. i. 197. B. 1339. 0. 70.)

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: 
23. Gennaeus horsfieldi
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
23
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
78
Common name: 
Black Breasted Kalij Pheasant
M_ID: 
1523
M_SN: 
Lophura leucomelanos lathami
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12673

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