Aegialitis mongola

Aegialitis mongola, Pall.

847. :- 0. pyrrhothorax, Tern. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 639; Butler, Guzerat; Stray Feathers, Vol. IV, p. 12; Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 426; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 226.

THE LESSER SAND PLOVER.

Length, 7.25 ; expanse, 15.75 ; wing, 5 ; tail, 1.9 ; tarsus, 1.25 bill at front, 0.75.

Similar to the last, both in winter and summer plumage, 3 only differing in size, being considerably smaller, and the bill differs slightly in shape.

The Lesser Sand Plover occurs as a cold weather visitant all along the sea coast, ascending the rivers also, for a short distance.

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: 
Aegialitis mongola
Spp Author: 
Pall.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
330
Common name: 
Lesser Sand Plover
M_ID: 
4104
M_CN: 
Lesser Sand Plover
M_SN: 
Charadrius mongolus
id: 
11960

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