27. Gennaeus cuvieri

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.)

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: 
27. Gennaeus cuvieri
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
27
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
79
Common name: 
North Aracan Silver Pheasant
M_ID: 
1518
M_CN: 
Kalij Pheasant
M_SN: 
Lophura leucomelanos
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12678

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