Genus ALAUDA

GENUS, Alauda, Lin.

Bill moderate, nearly straight, conical or subulate, slender; wings long, the first primary exceedingly minute, and the next four sub-equal, the fifth in some decidedly shorter; tips of the lesser quills emarginated; tail short or moderate, forked ; tarsus somewhat lengthened ; feet large ; hind-claw very long; coronal feathers elongated and forming a full crest.

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 ALAUDA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
282
M_ID: 
21798
M_SN: 
Alauda
Term name: 
id: 
11849

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