56. Microperdix manipurensis.
HUME'S PAINTED BUSH-QUAIL.
Male 7 1/2'', 3 oz. Legs orange. Bill dusky.— Male: Forehead, supercilium, cheeks, chin, and throat maroon. Spots behind eye and ear white. Upper plumage olive-grey, with central black marks. Shaft streaks on sides wanting. Below buff, with black shaft streak transversely barred, forming cross-shaped black marks. Outer webs of primaries barred rufous.— Female: Head, chin, and throat grey. Below rufous. Sikkim and S.E. Manipur. (B. 1361. O. 20. O.G. i. 159.)