165. Totanus glottis

165. Totanus glottis.

THE COMMON GREEN-SHANKS.

mouth of the windpipe.

Tim timma, India; Gotra, Bengal; Peria-kotan (Tamil); Maha-oliya, Ceylon.

Male 13" to 15", Legs greenish. Bill 2" to 2 1/5" dusky. In winter and summer the same. Tail cross-barred and laterals white, with narrow streak on outer web. Head white, with brown streaks. Back brown, edged yellow. Breeds in N. Europe and N. Asia, and winters in China, S. Asia, and Australia. Four eggs (2-0 x 1-35), light brown, spotted brown. (J. 894. B. 1466.)

(ii.) Bill straight and not curved upwards.

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: 
165. Totanus glottis
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
165
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
171
Common name: 
Common Green Shanks
M_ID: 
4290
M_CN: 
Common Greenshank
M_SN: 
Tringa nebularia
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12922

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