SUB-FAMILY, Anatinae

SUB-FAMILY, Anatinae.

Hind-toe not bordered by a membrane; head of moderate size; neck long and more or less slender ; bill usually of even width throughout, or wider at the tip, not raised at the base ; lamellae numerous, fine ; legs set a little more forward than in the next group, and they can walk tolerably well; the wings of most are long, and they fly rapidly.

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, Anatinae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
401
id: 
12162

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