27. Gennaeus cuvieri
THE NORTH ARACAN SILVER PHEASANT.
Rak, Aracan; Yit (Burmese).
Male 23". Female 21". Legs brown. Facial skin crimson.— Male: Crest glossy black. Upper plumage and closed wing blue-black, finely freckled buff across shafts. Each feather of rump and lower back with broad black band, broadly fringed white. Tail with three outer pairs black, the others black with narrow oblique pale buff lines. Below glossy black. No white central stripes to any feathers.— Female: Back and wings olive-brown, closely freckled, edged paler. Mid-tail chestnut, dotted black, the outermost pair black. (H. & M, i. 201. 0. 73. O.G. i. 271.)