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.)