123. Esacus magnirostris

123. Esacus magnirostris.

THE AUSTRALIAN STONE-PLOVER.

Male 22 1/2". Legs yellow. Bill greenish. Culmen curved, convex. Band round eye extending back over ear-coverts. Chin and throat pure white. Nape, back, and scapulars earth-brown. First five primaries umber-brown. Sixth primary white. Australia and Malay Archipelago, Borneo, the Andamans, and Cocos Islands. Eggs 2.6 x 1.75. A bird of the seashore. (B. 1420, S.F. ii. 290.)

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: 
123. Esacus magnirostris
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
123
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
145
Common name: 
Australian Stone Plover
M_ID: 
3929
M_CN: 
Beach Stone-curlew
M_SN: 
Esacus magnirostris
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12846

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