SUB-FAMILY, Gallinae

SUB-FAMILY, Gallinae.

Head sometimes furnished with fleshy crest and wattles, or crested, or sub-crested ; tail usually of fourteen feathers, compressed, and more or less divaricate, held demi-erect; the upper tail-coverts in the males are (typically) elongated and pendent.

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, Gallinae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
303
id: 
11900

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