Subfamily ANATINAE

Subfamily ANATINAE.

RIVER-DUCKS.

Hind toe narrowly lobed (298-314), Bill rather flat and broad, usually of even width throughout or wider at tip, not raised at base. Numerous fine lamellae. Usually with metallic colours or speculum on the wing. Cosmopolitan. Rapid flight.

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 ANATINAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
259
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
13156

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