89. Rallus indicus

89. Rallus indicus.

THE INDIAN WATER-RAIL.

Male 10 1/2" to 12"; 4 1/2 to 6 oz. Legs dingy pink. Bill 1 1/2", dull red. Eye-streaks, cheeks, and sides of throat grey. Chin and mid-throat white. Above olive-brown, with black .streaks. Under-tail white, rufous, and black. China, Siberia, and Japan, but visits India in cold season. (J. 914, B. 1387. H. and M. ii. 257.)

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: 
89. Rallus indicus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
89
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
123
Common name: 
Indian Water Rail
M_ID: 
3546
M_CN: 
Brown-cheeked Rail
M_SN: 
Rallus indicus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12786

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