7. Pteroclurus senegallus

7. Pteroclurus senegallus.

THE BLUE-BROWED PINTAIL SAND-GROUSE.

Gutu, Sind.

Male 13 1/2" to 14 2/3"; 9 to 12 oz. 2 12 1/2" to 13 1/2"; 8 to 9 oz. Legs blue-grey. Bill plumbeous, dark tip. Primaries pale madder-brown, black shafts, first three tipped black, rest tipped white. Chin and throat-patch yellow. Abdominal line sooty, fringed buff.— Male: Crown and nape dove-colour. Neck, breast, and eye-patch ash-grey. Above fulvous yellow. Whole plumage unspotted.— Female: Neck and above dotted dusky grey on buff.

Eggs (1.6 x 1.12). From N.W. Africa and S.W. Asia. Cold-weather visitors, and also generally resident in W. India, but not known to breed E. of Indus. (B. 1322. O. G. 14. O. 4.)

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: 
7. Pteroclurus senegallus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
7
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
58
Common name: 
Blue Browed Pintail Sand Grouse
M_ID: 
4781
M_CN: 
Spotted Sandgrouse
M_SN: 
Pterocles senegallus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12624

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