130. Glareola lactea.
THE SMALL INDIAN SWALLOW PLOVER,
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.)