Genus AGROPSAR

Agropsar, Oates, Avifauna B. I., i, p. 530 (1890). Type, Agropsar sturninus.

This genus differs very considerably from Sturnia. Its bill is shorter and more massive, the tail is very short and is forked, parts of the plumage are glossy and it has a more pointed wing. The nasal membrane also is plumed only at the posterior corner.

The sexes are alike. It contains one species only, which is migratory.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Genus AGROPSAR
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
43
M_ID: 
26818
M_SN: 
Agropsar
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3724

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