12. Polyplectrum germaini.
MALE 20". FEMALE 18 1/2". General colour black-brown, irregularly spotted light brown. Head, back of neck black, each feather barred white. Back, wing, and tail-coverts with metallic spots, lustrous green and rich purple. Primaries dark brown. Bill black. Feet black. (S.F. vii. 426.)—Male: Like P. chinquis, but the spots above are smaller and closer together. No white on throat. Facial skin crimson.— Female: Ocelli on mantle and upper tail-coverts comparatively well marked. Scapulars bordered with narrow black and buff bands. Found in Cochin China. (O. G. ii. 64.)