54. Microperdix erythrorhynchus

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.

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: 
54. Microperdix erythrorhynchus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
54
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
93
Common name: 
Painted Bush Quail
M_ID: 
1379
M_CN: 
Painted Bush Quail
M_SN: 
Perdicula erythrorhyncha
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12717

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