200. Anastomus oscitans

200. Anastomus oscitans.

THE OPEN-BILL STORK.

Male 29" to 32". Legs fleshy. Bill 6", green. Plumage ash-grey. Wing and tail black. Some nearly white, supposed to be adults. India, Ceylon, and east to Cochin China. Two to five eggs (2.24 x 1.6), white. (J. 940. B. 1553.)

Also A. lamelligerus. 28". General plumage black, with horny elongations to shafts of breast-feathers. From Africa and Madagascar.

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: 
200. Anastomus oscitans
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
200
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
191
Common name: 
Open Bill Stork
M_ID: 
2064
M_CN: 
Asian Openbill
M_SN: 
Anastomus oscitans
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12980

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