34. Pucrasia macrolopha

34. Pucrasia macrolopha.

THE COMMON KOKLASS PHEASANT.

=long; = crest. Phokrass, Kumaon; Koklass, Simla; Koak, Kulu; Plas, Kashmir; Kukrola, Chamba.

Male 23" to 25"; 2 1/8 to 3 lbs. Female 20" to 22"; 2 lbs. Legs ashy. Bill black.— Male: Head dark green. Long buff crest. Ear-coverts longer than crest. Large white spot on side of neck. Above light ashy, with long black streaks. Breast and below chestnut. Outer tail black (basal half rufous on outer web), tipped white.— Female; Short crest. Above pale brown, varied and barred with brown. Throat white. Below light chestnut, with dark markings. From Kumaon to Chamba. Five to nine eggs (2.08 x 1.47). (J. 808. B. 1334. O. 64. O.G. i. 281. H. & M. i. 160.) See illustration, p. 83.

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: 
34. Pucrasia macrolopha
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
34
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
82
Common name: 
Common Koklass Pheasant
M_ID: 
1490
M_CN: 
Koklass Pheasant
M_SN: 
Pucrasia macrolopha
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12687

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