Genus CLANGULA

Genus CLANGULA.

Clangula, from clango — resound, clank; diminutive of clanga; = clangor,'any sharp sound, especially the scream of Cranes.

Head crested full and puffy. Differ from other Sea-Ducks in preferring fresh water. Bill short and tapering slightly. Lamellae short, stout, and not close together. Tail much rounded, of sixteen feathers. Tarsus scutellate in front. Hind toe broadly lobed. Northern Hemisphere.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus CLANGULA
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
283
M_ID: 
550
M_SN: 
Bucephala
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13197

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