184. Phalaropus hyperboreus

184. Phalaropus hyperboreus.

THE RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.

Hyperboreus = northern; =beyond Boreas, "at the back of the north wind"; from =above, and =the north wind, the north.

Male 6 4/5". Female 7 1/2". Legs green. Bill 4/5", dusky.— In winter: Crown brown. Forehead white. Back and tail brown, edged red. Broad white bar on the wing.— In summer: Above black, edged red. Neck red. Breeds in N. Europe, Asia, and America, and winters in Arabia, Baluchistan, and Sind. Four eggs (1.15 x 0.86), olive, spotted red. (J. 890. B. 1480.)

(ii.) Bill flat and broad.

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: 
184. Phalaropus hyperboreus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
184
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
178
Common name: 
Red Necked Phalarope
M_ID: 
4378
M_CN: 
Red-necked Phalarope
M_SN: 
Phalaropus lobatus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12946

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