Genus PORZANA

GENUS Porzana, Vieill.

Bill about the length of the head, compressed throughout, moderately slender, very slightly deeper at the base, and somewhat narrowed in the middle ; wings moderate, rounded ; tail very short; tarsus moderate ; toes rather long, slender, smooth ; claws compressed, sharp.

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 PORZANA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
369
M_ID: 
3612
M_SN: 
Amaurornis
Term name: 
id: 
12067

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