55. Microperdix blewitti

55. Microperdix blewitti.

THE EASTERN PAINTED BUSH-QUAIL.

Sirsee-lowa, Mandla, Chanda.

Male 6" to 6 1/2" Female 14 to 2 1/3oz. Legs coral-red. Bill coral-red.— Male: Narrow black frontal band, with broader white band on crown. Breast and below chestnut, widely spotted black. Above grey.— Female : Grey, with broad pale frontal band. Sides spotted. CP. India. (H. & M. ii. 129.) Shaped something like a small Guinea Fowl.

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: 
55. Microperdix blewitti
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
55
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
93
Common name: 
Eastern Painted Bush Quail
M_ID: 
1380
M_SN: 
Perdicula erythrorhyncha blewitti
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12718

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