In the breeding plumage the under parts of these Terns are tinged with rosy, which probably first gave the birds their name.
In breeding plumage, they are one of the most beautiful of herons.
In breeding plumage, the sides of head and neck have tufts of filmy white feathers, eyes green, as they are in all cormorants.
There are two specimens in the Museum, both in breeding plumage.
They were, at this time, beginning to molt their breeding plumage.
In breeding plumage: Head with crest; neck and back with ornamental plumes; bill black.
In the breeding plumage they have red comb-like wattles over the eye.
Lacking specimens in breeding plumage, I was unable to determine the subspecific affinities of the population at Tenom.
They wear a totally different dress—the courtship or breeding plumage.
In the breeding plumage, this bird is brownish black above, barred with rusty and below is marbled with brownish gray and white.