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Francolinus gularis

Identification

38cm. Brown barred with buff upperparts, chestnut outer tail feathers, throat bright rust-red, under-parts brown streaked with white, black bill, dark eyes, and the feet dull red.

Distribution

India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Taxonomy

Habitat

High grass near river edges and floodplains.

Behaviour

The eggs are cream coloured and speckled.

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