Genus AQUILA

GENUS, Aquila.

Bill strong, more or less lengthened, straight at base, arching downwards towards the tip, which is moderately hooked ; upper mandible with the margin somewhat sinuate; nostrils oblique, oblong; wings long, with the fourth and fifth quills sub-equal and longest; tail moderate or long, rounded or graduated; tarsus moderately long, feathered to the toes ; toes with reticulated scales, with some large scuta? near the claws, which are of moderate size and curvature ; the hind-toe and claw powerful; the outer-toe joined by a small web to the middle-toe.

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 AQUILA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
25
M_ID: 
2775
M_SN: 
Aquila
Term name: 
id: 
11198

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