18. Calophasis humiae.
MRS. HUME'S BARRED-BACKED PHEASANT.
Male 33". Female 22". Bill greenish. Legs drab.— Male: Upper mantle and upper breast glossy blue-black, each feather with triangular black velvet spot. Lower mantle and lower breast maroon with similar spots. Back and rump pale blue, narrowly fringed white. Closed wing maroon with broad blue-black band with white band on either side. Mid-tail grey, barred black and chestnut.— Female : Brown blotched with black, each feather of mantle with triangular white mark.
Wing-bar imperfect, mixed chestnut. Mid-tail and next four pairs barred chest-nut. Prom Manipur and Upper Burma. (B. 1331. O. 62.)