125. Cursorius coromandelicus

125. Cursorius coromandelicus.

THE INDIAN COURIER PLOVER.

Nukri (Hindi); Yerra Chitawa (Telugu).

Male 9" to 10". Legs cream-white. Bill black. Irides brown. White super-cilia meeting at nape, bordered below with black and surmounting a rufous collar. Above sandy, axillaries sandy. Abdomen chestnut, with black patch. Crown bright red, the long occipital feathers concealing a nuchal spot. India and Ceylon. Two or three eggs (1.19 x 0.97), drab, blotched with black. (J. 840. B. 1422.)

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: 
125. Cursorius coromandelicus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
125
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
147
Common name: 
Indian Courier Plover
M_ID: 
4391
M_CN: 
Indian Courser
M_SN: 
Cursorius coromandelicus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12852

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