Tringa temmincki

Tringa temmincki, Leisl.

885. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 691; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. IV, p. 17; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 429 ; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 251.

THE WHITE-TAILED STINT.

Length, 6 to 6.25 ; wing, 3.8 ; tail, 1.9 ; tarsus, 0.75 ; bill at front, 0.7.

Bill black, irides deep brown; legs blackish.

In winter plumage, all the upper parts brown, with dusky streaks in the centres of the feathers, the four central tail-feathers ashy-brown, the others whitish, and the two outermost ones pure white ; throat white ; front of neck and breast ashy brown, belly and Under tail-coverts pure white.

The White-tailed Stint is somewhat rare in the Deccan, but is not uncommon in the remaining portion of our limits. Of course it only occurs as a cold weather visitant.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Tringa temmincki
Spp Author: 
Leisl.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
355
Common name: 
White Tailed Stint
M_ID: 
4337
M_CN: 
Temminck's Stint
M_SN: 
Calidris temminckii
id: 
12025

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