SUB-FAMILY, Artaminae

SUB-FAMILY, Artaminae.

Bill short or moderate, wide at the base, deep, slightly curved ; culmen rounded ; commissure gently curved, barely hooked at the tip, and entire ; nostrils basal, impended by a minute tuft at their base only ; a few inconspicuous rictal bristles ; tarsus and toes short, strong ; claws well curved, acute ; wings long ; first quill minute, second longest; tail short or moderate, even or slightly emarginate ; lateral toes nearly equal.

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, Artaminae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
157
id: 
11506

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