28. Gennaeus oatesi

28. Gennaeus oatesi

THE SOUTH ARACAN SILVER PHEASANT.

Yit, Burma.

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.)

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: 
28. Gennaeus oatesi
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
28
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
80
Common name: 
South Aracan Silver Pheasant
M_ID: 
1525
M_SN: 
Lophura leucomelanos oatesi
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12679

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