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.)