Herodias alba

Herodias alba, Lin.

924bis. :- Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 270.

THE LARGE WHITE HERON.

Wing, 17.2 ; tarsus, 7.91; bill at front, 5. Bill, yellow.

Plumage, pure white ; in the breeding season it developes a long dorsal train of decomposed feathers, extending about five inches from the end of the tail; at this season the bill is black.

This Large White Heron occurs in Sind.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Herodias alba
Spp Author: 
Lin.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
379
Common name: 
Large White Heron
M_ID: 
2315
M_CN: 
Great Egret
M_SN: 
Ardea alba
Term name: 
id: 
12093

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