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.