12. Polyplectrum germaini

12. Polyplectrum germaini.

GERMAIN'S PEA-PHEASANT.

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.)

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: 
12. Polyplectrum germaini
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
12
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
70
Common name: 
Germains Peacock Pheasant
M_ID: 
1627
M_CN: 
Germain's Peacock-Pheasant
M_SN: 
Polyplectron germaini
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12656

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