The Kala Teetar or Black Francolin is is known as the bringer of good luck.
The Black Francolin is a small Partridge sized bird with the males looking defferent to the females. the males are black with white paches under the eyes and have golden feathers along the back, they have a red ringed collar and have black and white tail feathers. the females are mostly brownish colour with a chesnut patch behind the neck.
in the muslim community the Male nlack francolin has seven charms, which are: 1. Good luck 2. Anti Black Magic 3. Anti bad Spirits 4. They recite "Allahu Akhbar" (God Is Great) 5. Wealth Charm 6. Forgiveness 7. Fighting
The Black Francolin is known to repent away black magic and purify unholy places whith its seven charms. the Black francolin is kept as household pets in kashmir and sometimes trained to fight, this species can be very aggressive and is known to kill large animals such as dogs and felines.
The most common reason it is kept by muslim keepers is that it recites "Subhan Teri Qudrat" which means "Almighty you are Great