183. Tringa platyrhyncha

183. Tringa platyrhyncha.

THE BROAD-BILLED STINT.

=broad ; ~ a bill.

Male 6 1/4" to 7". Legs dusky. Bill 1" to 1 1/3", black. Sexes same size. Bill flat, wide in the middle, and slightly bent.— In winter : Above, tail, breast, and under-tail tinged rufous. Mid-tail not projecting.— In summer: Above black, edged rufous. Black breast-spots. Upper tail-coverts blackish brown. N. Europe and Siberia, migrating in winter to Mediterranean countries, Red Sea, India, Ceylon, China, and Malay Archipelago. (J. 885. B. 1479.)

(iii.) Anterior toes lobed.

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: 
183. Tringa platyrhyncha
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
183
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
178
Common name: 
Broad Billed Stint
M_ID: 
4369
M_CN: 
Broad-billed Sandpiper
M_SN: 
Limicola falcinellus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12944

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