學 名：Glareola maldivarium 英 名：Oriental Pratincole Family: Glareolidae , Length: 24 cm Migrated from India or Pakistan, Indonesia and Australia. Oriental Pratincole has short legs, long pointed wings and long forked tails. They have short bills, which is an adaptation to aerial feeding. The back and head are brown, and the wings are brown with black flight feathers. The belly is white. The underwings are chestnut. These pratincoles are found in warmer parts of south and East Asia, breeding from Northern Pakistan and the Kashmir region across into China and south west. Their 2-3 eggs are laid on the ground. They are migratory, wintering in boths India and Pakistan, Indonesia and Australasia. They are rare north or west of the breeding range, but, amazingly, this species has occurred as far away as Great Britain more than once.