Subfamily PLECTROPTERINAE

Subfamily PLECTROPTERINAE.

SPUR-WINGED GEESE.

Forehead and base of bill furnished with caruncles. Long spurs on the wings (Cairina excepted). Hind toe rather long. Tail rather long, broad, and rounded at tip. Upper parts mostly glossy.

With lores densely feathered.

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 PLECTROPTERINAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
257
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
13149

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