FAMILY, Anseridae

FAMILY, Anseridae.

Bill moderate or short, narrower in front than behind, more or less raised at the base; legs rather long, set more forward on the body than the ducks; plumage of the sexes differing but slightly.

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: 
Family Anseridae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
394
M_ID: 
236
M_SN: 
Anseranatidae
id: 
12141

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