Subfamily PAVONINAE

Subfamily PAVONINAE.

In this Subfamily the two species which it contains commence their moult of the tail with the fifth pair of tail-feathers. The males are distinguished by the immense length of their upper tail-coverts during the breeding-season.

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.5 1928.
Title in Book: 
Subfamily PAVONINAE
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
284
Volume: 
Vol. 5
id: 
4593

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