SUB-FAMILY, Caprimulginae

SUB-FAMILY, Caprimulginae.

Bill small, weak, flexible; nostrils tubular ; wings long, usually the second quill longest; tail usually long; lateral toes short, equal or nearly so; middle toe long with the claw pectinated on the inner margin ; hallux short, sometimes reversible.

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, Caprimulginae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
89
id: 
11306

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith