122. Esacus recurvirostris

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.)

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: 
122. Esacus recurvirostris
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
122
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
145
Common name: 
Great Stone Plover
M_ID: 
3928
M_CN: 
Great Stone-curlew
M_SN: 
Esacus recurvirostris
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12845

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