143. Aegialitis vereda

143. Aegialitis vereda.

THE EASTERN DOTTEREL.

Male 8 1/4" to 9 1/2". Legs yellowish. Bill black.— In winter: Crown and neck brown, more or less huffy below. Under-tail white. Shafts of first and second primaries white, of the third dark throughout. Axillaries dark grey.— In summer : Crown and above white. Forehead, eyelids, and chin white. Collar buff. Broad rufous breast-band. Breeds in N, China and Mongolia, and winters in Malay Peninsula and Australia. (B. 1445. S.F. i. 83.)

(ii.) A white ring round the neck.

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: 
143. Aegialitis vereda
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
143
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
156
Common name: 
Eastern Dotterel
M_ID: 
4115
M_CN: 
Oriental Plover
M_SN: 
Charadrius veredus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12884

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