149. Sarcogrammus indicus

149. Sarcogrammus indicus.

THE RED-WATTLED LAPWING.

Titai, Titiri, India; Yennapa, Chittawa (Telugu); Alkati (Tamil); Kiralla, Ceylon.

Male 13 1/2". Female 13". Legs bright yellow. Bill red, tip black. Eyelid and wattle lake. Head and breast black. Side of nape and round nape white. White wing-bar. Tail white with broad black subterminal band. From Prussia, Mesopotamia, N Arabia to Afghanistan, Kashmir, India, Assam, and Ceylon. Four eggs (1.64 x 1.2), yellow, blotched brown. "Did you do it" of Anglo-Indians. (J. 855. B. 1431.)

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: 
149. Sarcogrammus indicus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
149
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
159
Common name: 
Red Wattled Lapwing
M_ID: 
4014
M_CN: 
Red-wattled Lapwing
M_SN: 
Vanellus indicus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12891

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