84. Turnix dussumieri

84. Turnix dussumieri.

THE LITTLE BUTTON QUAIL.

Chota Lowa, India; Chimnaj, Muttra; Tatu-bateyra, Sind; Durwi, Ratmagiri; San-gundlu, Orissa.

Male 5" to 5 1/2"; 1 to 1 1/3 oz. female 5 1/2" to 5 2/3"; 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 oz. Legs fleshy white. Bill plumbeous. Head brown, barred black. Chin and throat pure white. Mid-breast buff. Sides of breast buff, with black spots. Shoulder-feathers edged golden buff. Abdomen whitish. Rise once only. Single note. Sexes similar. Migrates all over India, and extends to Pegu and Formosa. Four to six eggs (0.76 x 0.67), pale yellow, spotted and mottled darker. (J. 835. B. 1383. O. 10. O.G. ii. 273. H. & M. ii. 193.)

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: 
84. Turnix dussumieri
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
84
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
114
Common name: 
Little Button Quail
M_ID: 
3840
M_SN: 
Turnix sylvaticus dussumier
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12776

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