41. Tragopan blythi

41. Tragopan blythi.

THE GREY-BELLIED HORNED PHEASANT.

Hur-huria, Assam; Gnu, Naga Hills; Chingto (Kuki).

Male 21" to 23". FEMale 18" to 20". Legs light brown. Bill dusky. Orbital skin orange.โ€” Male: Horns azure. Gular wattle brimstone. Forehead black. Nape and breast maroon. Abdomen light sepia, with brown markings. Above maroon with buff and black bars, spotted white on red.โ€” Female: As T. satyra, but blacker and less ferruginous above and creamy below. Three or four eggs (2.42 x 1.71), pale buff, minutely speckled brown. N.E. Assam to N. E. Manipur. (B. 1346. O. 53. O.G. i. 228. H. & M. i. 151.)

Also T. caboti, the Buffy H. P. from S. and E. China. 6 23". Above olive-brown, with black shafts and buff spots.

NOTE.โ€” The following genera of the subfamily Phasianinae, viz. Lophura, Lophophorus, Ithagenes, Galloperdix, Bambusicola, and Ophrysia, all have the tail shorter than the wing in both sexes.

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: 
41. Tragopan blythi
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
41
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
85
Common name: 
Grey Bellied Horned Pheasant
M_ID: 
1482
M_CN: 
Blyth's Tragopan
M_SN: 
Tragopan blythii
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12695

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