Subfamily MEGAPODINAE

Subfamily MEGAPODINAE.

Large strong feet, placed far back. Tail of twelve and sixteen feathers. Sexes alike. Jerdon thought that the Lyre Bird of Australia (Menura superba) was more nearly allied to the Megapodes than to the "Wrens and Warblers.

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: 
Subfamily MEGAPODINAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
112
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
12768

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