GENUS, Querquedula, Stephens.
Bill of moderate length and of uniform width, slightly raised at the base ; the lamella? not apparent; the nail small, and the tip obtuse; wings long and pointed; tail wedge shaped, of 14 or 16 feathers.
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
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