7. Pteroclurus senegallus.
THE BLUE-BROWED PINTAIL SAND-GROUSE.
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.)