142. Aegialitis asiatica

142. Aegialitis asiatica.

THE CASPIAN SAND-PLOVER.

Male 7 1/2". Legs horn. Bill black.— In winter: Crown, nape, and above hair brown. Broad rufous breast-band. Axillaries white. Shaft of first primary and subterminal portion of second white. Shaft of third primary dark throughout. In summer: Above pale brown. No breast-band, but patch dusky grey on each side of breast. Breeds on Caspian and Aral Seas and in C Asia. Winters in Africa. Found in Persian Gulf and occasionally in India. (B. 1444. S.F. vii. 438.)

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: 
142. Aegialitis asiatica
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
142
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
156
Common name: 
Caspian Sand Plover
M_ID: 
4114
M_CN: 
Caspian Plover
M_SN: 
Charadrius asiaticus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12883

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