141. Aegialitis mongolica

141. Aegialitis mongolica.

THE LESSER SAND-PLOVER.

Male 7 1/2". Female 7". Legs plumbeous. Bill black. Similar to, but smaller than, AE. geoffroyi. Summers in C. and N. Asia, Japan, and Alaska. In winter visits the shores of the Indian Ocean from S. Africa to Queensland. Has been found breeding in Upper Indus Valley and Tibet. Sharpe has also added AE. pyrrothorax, similar to above, as wintering in India. (J. 847. B. 1443.)

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: 
141. Aegialitis mongolica
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
141
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
156
Common name: 
Lesser Sand Plover
M_ID: 
4104
M_CN: 
Lesser Sand Plover
M_SN: 
Charadrius mongolus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12882

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