253. Sterna anaestheta

253. Sterna anaestheta.

THE BROWN-WINGED OCEAN-TERN.

Male 14". Legs black. Bill dusky red. Crown and lores black. Front of forehead, eye-stripe, and nape white. Quills blackish. Rump and mantle umber-brown. Tail grey-brown, outer rectrices white on outer webs. Tropical and subtropical seas. One or two eggs (1.72 x 1.2), white, finely spotted. (.1. 992. B. 1513.)

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: 
253. Sterna anaestheta
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
253
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
228
Common name: 
Brown Winged Ocean Tern
M_ID: 
4624
M_CN: 
Bridled Tern
M_SN: 
Onychoprion anaethetus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
13059

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