The gametic formula of this race proves to be CjnwX—the jungle-fowl pattern being absent.
This must not lead the observer to think that jungle-fowl spend most of their time in sprinting across roads.
This important family includes the pea- and the jungle-fowl and the various pheasants.
Hence the red appears in greatly reduced amount, as compared with the jungle-fowl.
"No; those are jungle-fowl," whispered the Political Officer.
From our uneasy sleep the crowing of the jungle-fowl awakened us, and for the first time we expressed ourselves in words.
The Australian jungle-fowl or scrub-hen also frequents these islands as well as the mainland.
Pea-fowl and jungle-fowl abound, as well as water-fowl; floricans and partridges, both black and red, are by no means unfrequent.
Thus red appeared, in small amount, in just those places in the respective sexes which are red in the jungle-fowl.
They say the road over to China is festooned with orchids, and jungle-fowl sit amongst them and crow.