168. Totanus ochropus

168. Totanus ochropus.

THE GREEN SANDPIPER.

Ochropus, from =pale yellow, and =a foot.

Nella ulanka (Telugu).

Male 9 3/4" to 10 1/4". Legs green. Bill 1 1/2", green, tip black.— In winter: Above ashy, tinged green, with edging of small white spots. Lower back brown. Upper tail-coverts white. Tail, basal third white, rest white, barred brown. Axillaries white, with brown bars. Remiges, twenty-nine.— In summer: Darker, greener, and more spotted. Breeds in the north, and winters in Africa, S. Asia, and Malay Archipelago. Common throughout N. India in cold weather. Four eggs (1.5 x 1.1), buffish green, spotted brown. (J. 892. B. 1462.)

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: 
168. Totanus ochropus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
168
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
172
Common name: 
Green Sandpiper
M_ID: 
4294
M_CN: 
Green Sandpiper
M_SN: 
Tringa ochropus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12925

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