122. Esacus recurvirostris.
THE GREAT STONE-PLOVER,
Abi, Bara Karwanak, India; Talur, Sind; Gang-titat, Bengal.
Male 19" to 21"; 1 3/4 lbs. Legs yellow. Bill yellow, tip black. Culmen almost straight. Eyebrow, ear-coverts, and moustache blackish. Plumage above grey, with dark shaft stripes. Below white. Sixth primary brown. Resident in India, Burma, and Ceylon. Usually alone or in pairs, on banks of larger rivers. Two eggs (2.15 x 1.6), drab, with dark blotches. (J. 858. B. 1419.)