179. Tringa acuminata

179. Tringa acuminata.

THE ASIATIC PECTORAL SANDPIPER.

Male 7" to 8 1/2". Bill 1 1/10-", black. Legs yellow. Tail-feathers lanceolate and pointed.— In summer.- Crown and above broadly margined bright rufous. Upper throat unspotted.— In winter: All tail-feathers with white edges. Chin, throat, and abdomen white. N.E. Siberia and Alaska, migrating to China, Japan, Malayan Archipelago, Australia, and New Zealand. A single specimen was shot at Gilgit on 1st August. (B. 1475. S.E. v. 344.)

Also T. maculata. 8". The American Pectoral Sandpiper. T. bairdi. 6 1/2". From N. to S. America.

T. fuscicollis. 7" to 9 1/2". Buonaparte's Sandpiper. From E. N. America and W. Indies to S. America.

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: 
179. Tringa acuminata
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
179
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
177
Common name: 
Asiatic Pectoral Sandpiper
M_ID: 
4343
M_CN: 
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
M_SN: 
Calidris acuminata
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12940

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