244. Sterna albigena

244. Sterna albigena.

THE WHITE-CHEEKED SEA-TERN.

Male 14 1/2". Legs Indian red. Bill blackish. Patch in front of eye. Back, scapulars, wings, and tail French grey. First primary with large portion of inner web white to margin. Below dark vinaceous grey. Wing-lining pale grey.— In winter : Crown mixed black and white. Wing-lining white. From Red Sea to Laccadives. (B. 1505.)

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: 
244. Sterna albigena
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
244
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
224
Common name: 
White Cheeked Sea Tern
M_ID: 
4655
M_CN: 
White-cheeked Tern
M_SN: 
Sterna repressa
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13050

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