208. Ardea sumatrana

208. Ardea sumatrana.

THE DUSKY GREY HERON.

Male 50", Legs black. Bill 7 1/2", black, lower mandible yellow. Crown and crest grey. Occipital crest sometimes 9" long, pearly white. Breast, abdomen, lower tail-coverts, wing-lining, axillaries, and lower back dirty ash. Broad bare space above and below the eye dirty green. Above slaty. A sea-coast bird. Aracan, S. Tenasserim, throughout Malaya to Australia. (B. 1556. S. F. vi. 469.)

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: 
208. Ardea sumatrana
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
208
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
194
Common name: 
Dusky Grey Heron
M_ID: 
2308
M_CN: 
Great-billed Heron
M_SN: 
Ardea sumatrana
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12995

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