145. Aegialitis hiaticula.
THE RINGED PLOVER.
Zinea, India; Bytu-ulanka (Telugu).
Male 7 1/4" to 7 1/2". Legs yellow. Bill black, base yellow. Frontal zone yellow. Band from top of head, through eye and ear-coverts, black. White collar, with black border narrowing behind. Shafts of all primaries, basal half brown and distal half white, except near the tip. Throughout Europe, W. and C. Asia, wintering chiefly in Africa. Migratory, and a rare visitor to N.W. India. (J. 849. B. 1448.)