SUB-FAMILY, Neophroninae

SUB-FAMILY, Neophroninae.

Bill lengthened, slender, straight, hooked suddenly at the tip; cere very long, occupying nearly two-thirds of the whole bill ; nostrils longitudinal, nearly in the middle of the bill ; part of the head and face naked ; neck with acuminated feathers ; wings ample, pointed, the third quill longest; tail moderate, wedge-shaped, of twelve or fourteen feathers; legs moderate, toes much united at base by membrane.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
SUB-FAMILY, Neophroninae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
7
id: 
11168

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