Order CRYPTURI

Order CRYPTURI.

A very isolated group of birds, having the vomer broad behind (Dromaeognathae). In certain characters (especially in the construction of the skull) they approach the Ratitae, but their general structure places them among the Carinatae. Peculiar to the Neotropical region.
Hind toe raised Tinamus
Nothocercus
Crypturus Tinamous
Rhynchotus
Nothoprocta
Nothura
Taoniscus
No Hind toe Calopezus
Tinamotis

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Order CRYPTURI
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
54
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12610

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