Genus MARGAROPERDIX

Genus MARGAROPERDIX.

Tail of twelve feathers about half the length of the wing. First primary between sixth and seventh. No spurs. Sexes differ.

M. madagascariensis. The Madagascar P. 6 10". Above red-brown, with white shaft stripes. Head and throat black, with white eye-stripe. Mid-chest chestnut. Sides grey. Breast and belly black, with oval, white spots. Tail black, barred reddish white.— Female: Sides and flanks barred black. (O.G. i. 152.)

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: 
Genus MARGAROPERDIX
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
107
M_ID: 
1323
M_SN: 
Margaroperdix
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12755

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