206. Ardea manillensis

206. Ardea manillensis.

THE EASTERN PURPLE HERON.

Nari, India; Khyra, Behar; Lal-kank, Bengal; Pamula narigadu (Telugu); Karawal-koka, Ceylon; Nga-hit, Burma.

Male 38". Legs red-brown. Bill 6", yellow. Three narrow, black cheek-bands.

Crown and crest black. Pore throat and neck uniform rufous and not streaked. Back, rump, wings, and tail slaty grey. Scapulars with long pointed rufous ends. Breast, abdomen, and under tail-coverts slaty black. Throughout the Oriental region. Common in India, Ceylon, and Burma. Pour or five eggs (2.17 x 1.56), bluish green, (J. 924. B. 1554.)

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: 
206. Ardea manillensis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
206
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
194
Common name: 
Eastern Purple Heron
M_ID: 
2314
M_SN: 
Ardea purpurea manilensis
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12993

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