140. Aegialitis geoffroyi

140. Aegialitis geoffroyi.

THE LARGE SAND-PLOVER.

MALE 8 1/2" to 9 1/4"; 2 1/2 to 3 oz. Legs grey-green. Bill black.— In winter: Grey-brown. Eye-streak and above bill white. Below white. Secondaries partly white on outer web. Shafts of all primaries partly white. Axillaries white. —In summer: White mark on each side of black forehead. No supercilia. Breast rufous. Throat white. Migratory, breeding in Japan, Formosa, and Hainan, and wintering on the shores of the Indian Ocean from S. Africa to Australia. (J. 846. B. 1442.)

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: 
140. Aegialitis geoffroyi
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
140
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
156
Common name: 
Large Sand Plover
M_ID: 
4110
M_CN: 
Greater Sand Plover
M_SN: 
Charadrius leschenaultii
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12881

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