Genus ACTITIS

GENUS, Actitis.

Bill moderate or rather long, slender, straight, compressed, and acuminate, with the tip hard ; the groove of the bill extending quite to the tip ; wings moderately long, with first quill longest ; tail slightly lengthened ; tarsus rather short or moderate ; toes, rather long.

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 ACTITIS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
357
M_ID: 
4306
M_SN: 
Actitis
Term name: 
id: 
12033

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