69. Rollulus roulroul

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.)

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: 
69. Rollulus roulroul
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
69
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
100
Common name: 
Red Crested Wood Partridge
M_ID: 
1450
M_CN: 
Crested Partridge
M_SN: 
Rollulus rouloul
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12737

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