1925. Gennseus lineatus sharpei

(1925) Gennaeus lineatus sharpei Oates.
THE SALWEEN SILVER PHEASANT.
Gennaeus lineatus sharpei. Fauna B. I., Birds, 2nd ed. vol. v, p. 330.
This Silver Pheasant occurs in the South Shan States, East Central Burma and Siam but, with the material available at present, it is quite impossible to define its limits with any approach to accuracy. We have specimens from Dargwin and East of the Sittang and Mewang Rivers and up to the Mennam River. Again in the South we have birds from Rabeng and Muleyit, and it may occur in the higher hill ranges as far as 15° latitude, where, however, both at M. Rat Bouri and M. Petcha Bouri the true lineatus is said to be found.
It appears to be a bird of the more open, higher hills, but the naturalists who have worked the country inhabited by it have left nothing on record.
Three eggs taken by Gairdner at or near Rat Bouri and attributed by him to this race are quite typical in colour, a warm buff, but are rather unusually long in shape. They measure 45.8 x 35.8, 45.0 x 35.3 and 45.2 x 35.1 mm. They were found on the 3rd of April.

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 4. 1935.
Title in Book: 
1925. Gennseus lineatus sharpei
Spp Author: 
Oates.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1925
Year: 
1935
Page No: 
217
Common name: 
Salween Silver Pheasant
M_ID: 
1264
M_SN: 
Pternistis clappertoni sharpii
Volume: 
Vol. 4
id: 
15110

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