246. Sterna seena

246. Sterna seena.

THE INDIAN RIVER-TERN.

Male 15" to 17". Legs red. Rill deep yellow. Mantle and tail-coverts dark grey. Tail pearl-grey. Lateral tail white. Flanks ashy.— In winter: Head with white streaks. India to Malacca. Three or four eggs (1.65 x 1.25). grey, spotted and blotched brown and purple. (J. 985. B. 1503.)

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: 
246. Sterna seena
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
246
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
226
Common name: 
Indian River Tern
M_ID: 
4638
M_CN: 
River Tern
M_SN: 
Sterna aurantia
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13052

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