SUB-FAMILY, Syrniinse

SUB-FAMILY, Syrniinse.

Head not so large as in the last family and the disc incomplete above; no ear-tufts; wings moderate, somewhat rounded; the first four or five quills emarginate; tarsus short, stout, well feathered; mid-toe longer than the inner one; claw dilated internally, as are the toes also partially; tail slightly lengthened, and rounded or graduated.

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, Syrniinse
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
61
id: 
11250

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