135. Chettusia gregaria

135. Chettusia gregaria.

THE SOCIABLE LAPWING.

Male 13". Legs dull black. Bill black. Crown black. Broad white supercilium. Abdomen deep black, bordered chestnut. Tail white with broad sub-terminal black band on median rectrices, narrowing and disappearing before it reaches the outermost pair. In winter: Crown olive. No abdominal patch. Migratory, breeding in E. Europe and C Asia, and wintering in N.E. Africa and N.W. India.

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: 
135. Chettusia gregaria
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
135
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
154
Common name: 
Sociable Lapwing
M_ID: 
4024
M_CN: 
Sociable Lapwing
M_SN: 
Vanellus gregarius
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12873

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