Sub-family, Passerinae

SUB-FAMILY, Passerinae.

Bill stout and strong, somewhat turned, slightly compressed towards the tip; the culmen broad, convex ; commissure straight; wings moderate ; the first three primaries about equal, the fourth nearly as long; tail moderate, nearly square, or very slightly forked ; tarsus moderate ; feet formed both for hopping on the ground and perching; lateral toes about 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, Passerinae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
265
id: 
11808

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