Genus OEDICNEMUS

a swelling; leg.

Plumage brown and striated. Eye large. Bill not longer than the head and not compressed. Nostrils in long, shallow groove. Wings pointed. Second quill usually longest. Tail of twelve feathers. Migratory, inhabiting all parts, except N. America. Frequents dry, open, stony country.

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 OEDICNEMUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
144
M_ID: 
3903
M_SN: 
Burhinus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12842

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