SUB-FAMILY, Anserinae

SUB-FAMILY, Anserinae.

Bill short, high at the base, conical; nail large, convex ; laminar teeth more or less exposed, short; nostrils median, large ; tarsus thick, lengthened; feet of moderate or rather small size; wings ample, moderately long, first and second quills longest; tail short, of 16 or 18 feathers; legs nearly central; tibia feathered nearly to the joint; neck moderately long; trachea simple.

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, Anserinae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
394
id: 
12142

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