54. Microperdix erythrorhynchus.
THE PAINTED BUSH-QUAIL.
Kokni-lowa (Hindi); Kadai (Tamil).
Male 6 1/2" to 7 1/2"; 2 1/2 to 3 oz. Legs fine red. Bill fine red.— Male: Crown black with white band. Back olive, spotted black. Throat and cheeks white, with black gorget. Below light chestnut with black spots. Quills brown, with outer webs barred.— Female: Head brown. Chin rufous. Above olive, blotched black. Ten to twelve eggs (1.22 x 0.91), glossy pale brown. Western India and Sind.