128. Glareola orientalis.
THE LARGE SWALLOW PLOVER.
Male 10". Legs dusky black. Bill black. Chin and throat rufous, bounded by black line from gape. Secondaries not tipped white. Exterior tail-feathers project 1" beyond central ones,— Young pale fulvous, with blackish ends and buff terminal spots. No gorget. India, Ceylon, Burma, Pegu, to N. Australia. Breeding in E. Siberia and migrating through W. China. Two to four eggs (1.18 x 0.93), drab, blotched brown.