130. Glareola lactea

130. Glareola lactea.

THE SMALL INDIAN SWALLOW PLOVER,

Utteran, Sind.

Male 6 1/2". Legs dusky green. Bill black and red. No collar on hind neck. Primaries brown, with first four white-shafted. Wing-lining and axillaries black. Kashmir, India, Ceylon, and Burma. Two to four eggs (1.05 x 0.82), buff, speckled brown. The Swallow Plovers with short and even tail are placed by many in a distinct genus—Galactochrysea. (J. 843. B. 1427.)
Also G. ocularis. 9". From E. Africa and Madagascar. With black legs.
G. liberiae. 6.3". From W. Africa. With feet coral-red, and hind neck with rufous collar.
G. emini. 8". From Equatorial Africa. Hind neck with white collar.
G. nuchalis. 5.7". From Upper White Nile. With outer base of secondaries white.
G. cinerea. 6 1/2". From W. Africa. With axillaries. (B.M. Cat, xxiv. 62-65.)

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: 
130. Glareola lactea
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
130
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
148
Common name: 
Small Indian Swallow Plover
M_ID: 
4426
M_CN: 
Small Pratincole
M_SN: 
Glareola lactea
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12860

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