87. Turnix albiventris

87. Turnix albiventris.

THE NICOBAR BUTTON QUAIL.

Mool, Nicobars.

Male 6"; 1 1/4 oz. female 6 1/2"; 1 3/4 oz. Legs yellow. Bill yellow. Plumage similar to T. tanki.— Female has broad half-collar chestnut. Two black stripes from crown to nape. Outer web of first primary nearly white. (H. & M. ii. 199.) Found in Nicobar and Andaman Islands.

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: 
87. Turnix albiventris
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
87
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
115
Common name: 
Nicobar Button Quail
M_ID: 
3864
M_CN: 
Yellow-legged Buttonquail
M_SN: 
Turnix tanki
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12779

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