121. Oedicnemus indicus

121. Oedicnemus indicus.

THE GOGGLE-EYE or BASTARD FLORIKIN, or STONE-CURLEW, or THICK KNEE.

Karwanak, Barsiri, Lambi, India; Kharrna, Bengal; Kalleydu (Telugu); Kana mosal (Tamil).

Male 16" to 17"; 3/4 lb. Legs yellow. Bill yellow, black tip. Upper feathers red-ashy, with black shaft stripe. Breast reddish, with dark brown shaft stripes. Quills blackish, with white patch on first two or three quills. Tail brown, tipped black (except mid pair) with subterminal white bar. C. and S. Europe, N. Africa, C. and S.W. Asia, India, Ceylon, and Burma. Two to three eggs (1.9 x 1.39), buff, blotched black. (J. 859. B. 1418.)

Also OE. senegalensis. 14". From W. Africa.
OE. vermiculatus. 14". From S. Africa.
OE. bistriatus. 15 1/2". From C. America.
OE. dominicensis. 14 1/2". From San Domingo.
OE. superciliaris. 15". From S. America,
OE. capensis. 16". From S. Africa.
OE. affinis. 16". From N. and Equatorial Africa.
Also the genus Burhinus. One species— B. grallarius, 20 1/2", the Australian Thick Knee.

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: 
121. Oedicnemus indicus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
121
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
144
Common name: 
Goggle Eye Or Bastard Florikin Or Stone Curlew Or Thick Knee
M_ID: 
3910
M_CN: 
Indian Stone-curlew
M_SN: 
Burhinus indicus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12843

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