Order PTEROCLETES

Order PTEROCLETES.

Inner notch of breast-bone sometimes reduced to a foramen. Wings long and pointed. First or second quill longest. Eleven primaries. Fifth secondary wanting.
Hind toe raised. Tarsus feathered in front. Toes naked ( PTEROCLES . SAND-GROUSE. PTEROCLURUS. PINTAIL SAND-GROUSE
No hind toe. Tarsus feathered throughout. Toes feathered. SYRRHAPTES . PINTAIL SAND-GROUSE.

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 PTEROCLETES
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
55
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12614

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