209. Ardea insignis

209. Ardea insignis.

THE GREAT WHITE-BELLIED HERON.

Anjan, Bengal; San barado, Sind.

Male 40" to 46". Similar to A. sumatrana. Narrow crest as long as 8". Breast-plumes and long scapulars silver-grey, with white shaft streaks and tips. Breast, abdomen, under tail-coverts, axillaries, and wing-lining white. Nepal, Sikkim, and Bhutan. (B. 1557.)

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: 
209. Ardea insignis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
209
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
194
Common name: 
Great White Bellied Heron
M_ID: 
2307
M_CN: 
White-bellied Heron
M_SN: 
Ardea insignis
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12996

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