Platalea leucorodia.

Platalea leucorodia.

Platalea leucorodia Linn., Syst. Nat., 10th ed., i, p. 139 (1758).

Type-locality: Europe.

The typical form differs from the Asiatic in having a slightly shorter bill and in being a little smaller. The dimensions overlap and P. I. major is a poor subspecies.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Platalea leucorodia.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
311
M_ID: 
2155
M_CN: 
Eurasian Spoonbill
M_SN: 
Platalea leucorodia
Volume: 
Vol. 6
id: 
5145

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