37. Pucrasia castanea

37. Pucrasia castanea.

THE CHESTNUT-MANTLED KOKLASS PHEASANT.

Differs from P. macrolopha in having nape and upper part of mantle deep chestnut.— Female: Not yet described. N. Afghanistan and Kafiristan. Possibly may be found in Kashmir. (S.F. v. 188. O. 312. O.G. i. 285.)

P. meyeri. Meyer'S K. P. from W. China and C. Tibet, with well-marked yellow nuchal collar. Outer tail rufous.

B. Basal part of outer tail grey.

P. xanthosphila. The Yellow-necked K.P. from N.W. China and E. Tibet, the feathers black with grey margins and grey shaft stripes. Outer tail grey, banded black.

P. darwini. Darwin's K. P. from E. China, with no yellow collar. (O.G. i. 285-237.)

NOTE.— In Tragopan the tail is not longer than wing in males and shorter in females.

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: 
37. Pucrasia castanea
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
37
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
84
Common name: 
Chestnut Mantled Koklass Pheasant
M_ID: 
1491
M_SN: 
Pucrasia macrolopha castanea
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12690

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