Genus ACCIPITER

GENUS, Accipiter, Briss.

Bill very short, curving from the base, compressed, with a very prominent festoon in the middle of the edge of the upper mandible ; nostrils oval, oblique ; wings rounded, the fourth and fifth quills nearly equal; tail long, slightly rounded or even slender; tarsi long, slender; the scutae very smooth, and scarcely perceptible ; toes long, slender ; the inner toe considerably shorter than the outer one, but longer than the hind-toe; claws well curved.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Genus ACCIPITER
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
23
M_ID: 
2832
M_SN: 
Accipiter
Term name: 
id: 
11194

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