19. Calophasis burmannicus

19. Calophasis burmannicus.

THE BURMESE BARRED-BACKED PHEASANT.

Yit, Burma.

Mantle maroon. Rump black, each feather broadly margined white. Wing bar imperfect, mixed chestnut. Mid-tail and next four pairs distinctly barred chestnut. (O. 63.)

Also C. ellioti. Elliot's Pheasant from S.E. China. Male 32". Sides of neck and belly white. Female 20". Throat and foreneck black. Eggs (1.7 x 1.3) creamy buff. (O.G. ii. 41.)

NOTE.— In Gennaeus the tail is longer than the wing in males, and as long as the wing 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: 
19. Calophasis burmannicus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
19
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
77
Common name: 
Burmese Barred Backed Pheasant
M_ID: 
1573
M_SN: 
Syrmaticus humiae burmanicus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12668

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