Subfamily ARACHNOTHERINAES

Subfamily ARACHNOTHERINAES.

The Sunbirds of this Subfamily are characterized by a somewhat massive body, a long, powerful bill and non-metallic plumage. The sexes are alike or almost so. The tail is short and fairly -well graduated. There is only one genus, represented within Indian limits by four species.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Subfamily ARACHNOTHERINAES
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
413
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
4198

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