SUB-FAMILY, Accipitrinae

SUB-FAMILY, Accipitrinae.

Bill short and stout, curving from the base, with a blunt tooth or festoon in the upper mandible; wings short, rounded; tail ' longish, ample, and rounded ; tarsus long, scutellate in front, or nearly smooth in some; toes long; claws long, curved and acute, unequal; inner-claw large.

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, Accipitrinae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
21
id: 
11190

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