28. Gennaeus oatesi
THE SOUTH ARACAN SILVER PHEASANT.
Male 24". Female 21". Legs brown, facial skin crimson.— Male : Crest glossy black. Upper plumage and wing-coverts black with fine vermiculations across shafts. Closed wing obliquely barred white. Each feather of lower back and rump with narrow white fringe, but no black band. Mid-tail with outer web and half of inner web black with oblique white lines, the exterior half of inner web white; intermediate feathers black, diagonally barred white; outermost pair chiefly black. Lower plumage glossy black.— Female: Crest brown. Upper plumage and wing chestnut, minutely freckled black. Throat pale brown. Below red-brown with broad yellow shaft streak edged black. Central tail pale chestnut, closely barred black; outer tail deep chestnut, mottled black on inner webs. (O. 74. O.G. i. 276.)