163. Terekia cinerea

163. Terekia cinerea.

THE AVOCET SANDPIPER.

Male 9". Female 10 1/2". Legs pale orange. Bill 1 4/5", orange.— In winter: Forehead and supercilia white. Ashy blue, with dark shaft stripes. Shoulder-edge of wing and quills brown. Breast ashy, with streaks of red. Axillaries white.— In summer: Scapulars black, edged with brown. Head, neck, and breast streaked with brown. Breeds in northern parts of the Palaearctic region, and winters in Africa, India, and Australia. (B. 1459.)

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: 
163. Terekia cinerea
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
163
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
171
Common name: 
Avocet Sandpiper
M_ID: 
4305
M_CN: 
Terek Sandpiper
M_SN: 
Xenus cinereus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12919

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