Illustrations and specimens of Himalayan Quail

Some illustrations and stuffed specimens of the Hi... more

Painting of Mountain Quail Ophrysia superciliosa (1883). Artist: John Gould.
1/5Painting of Mountain Quail Ophrysia superciliosa (1883). Artist: John Gould.
Colour drawings published in the WWFI Quarterly Newsletter (Rieger & Walzthöny, 1991). Drawing by Jeanne Peter based on slides from the BMNH specimens.
2/5Colour drawings published in the WWFI Quarterly Newsletter (Rieger & Walzthöny, 1991). Drawing by Jeanne Peter based on slides from the BMNH specimens.
The only stuffed specimen at the RVNH, Leiden, in the Netherlands. Photo courtesy G. Mees
3/5The only stuffed specimen at the RVNH, Leiden, in the Netherlands. Photo courtesy G. Mees
Artist: W. Foster (before 1879). From ‘Game birds of India, Burmah and Ceylon’ (1880) by Hume and Marshall.
4/5Artist: W. Foster (before 1879). From ‘Game birds of India, Burmah and Ceylon’ (1880) by Hume and Marshall.
Published in D.S. Ripley (1952) and S. Ali (1977). Artist: A. Seidel.
5/5Published in D.S. Ripley (1952) and S. Ali (1977). Artist: A. Seidel.
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