52. Perdicula asiatica

52. Perdicula asiatica.

THE JUNGLE BUSH-QUAIL.

Lowa (Hindi); Juhar, Manbhoom ; Girza-pitta (Telugu); Kari lowga, Mysore.

Male 6 1/3" to 7"; 2 to 3 oz. Legs yellow. Bill dusky red.— Male.- Chin and throat chestnut. White superciliary stripe from nostril to nape 1 1/6". Upper plumage dark red-brown, bordered black, with black bars and buff shaft streaks. Quills brown with buff spots on outer webs, inner webs plain. Under surface white or grey barred black.— Female : Lower plumage spotless rufous, with white shafts. Superciliary stripe nearly 1" long. India and Kashmir. Five to seven eggs (1.0 x 0.85), cream colour. (J. 826. B. 1357. O. 21. O. G. i. 153. H. & M. ii. 109.)

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: 
52. Perdicula asiatica
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
52
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
92
Common name: 
Jungle Bush Quail
M_ID: 
1369
M_CN: 
Jungle Bush Quail
M_SN: 
Perdicula asiatica
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12714

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