69. Rollulus roulroul.
THE RED-CRESTED WOOD-PARTRIDGE.
See-oul (Malay); Baniul, Sumatra,
Male 10 3/4" to 11"; 8 to 10 oz. female 9 1/2" to 10 1/2"; 8 oz. Legs red. Bill black. No spurs.— Male: Red crest. Facial skin and eyelids bright red. Head black, with white band between eyes. Below black. Back green. Wings umber.— Female: Black head, grass-green body, and umber wings. (H. & M. ii. 103.) S. Tenasserim to Borneo. Eggs (1-52 x 1-21) buff.
Also the germs Melanoperdix. The Black Wood-Partridges, with tail of twelve feathers. No crest. Hind toe with rudimentary claw. Sexes differ. One species.
M. nigra. 10 1/2". The Black "Wood-Partridge. Plumage glossy black. 9 above chestnut, finely mottled black. Throat and belly whitish. Chest dark chestnut. Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Borneo. Five eggs (1.65 x 1.3), white.
Also the genus Haematortyx. The Crimson-headed Wood-Partridges, with tail of twelve feathers. Hind toe with small but well-developed claw. Male with three pairs of spurs, none in female. Sexes differ. One species.
H. sanguiniceps. 10 1/2". The Crimson-headed Wood-Partridge. Crown, nape, cheeks, and throat dull crimson. Foreneck, chest, and under tail-coverts bright crimson. female 10J". Throat pale rufous. Foreneck and breast chestnut. N.Borneo. (O.G. i. 174.)