86. Turnix tanki.
THE LARGER BUTTON QUAIL.
Lowa, Upper India; Pedda-dubba-gundlu (Telugu).
Male 5 1/2". female 6 1/2". 1 1/8 to 1 1/2 oz. Legs bright yellow. Bill yellow. Chin and throat whitish. Sides of breast with round or crescentic black spots. Wing-coverts light brown, with small black spot margined yellow. Outer primaries brown, with narrow buff outer margins.— Male has no rufous collar.— Female has one. Seen singly.
Jerdon wrongly names this T. dussumieri. Throughout India, from the Himalayas to Travancore. Four eggs (0.88 x 0.75), yellowish with purple specks and blotches. (J. 834. B. 1384. O. 11. O.G. ii. 278. H. & M. ii. 187.)