Genus BURHINUS

Genus BURHINUS.

Burhinus Illiger, Podr. Mam. et Aves, p. 250 (1811).

Type by mon., Charadrius magnirostris Lath.

Bill shorter than the head, stout, straight and broader at the base than high ; nostrils elongate and placed in a shallow groove ; eyes very large and Forehead high; wing long and pointed, the second primary longest; tail of twelve slightly graduated feathers; three toes only, the nail of the middle toe broad and dilated on the inner side.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Genus BURHINUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
77
M_ID: 
3903
M_SN: 
Burhinus
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
4859

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