Genus TRINGA

GENUS, Tringa, Lin.

Bill moderate or short, soft, flexible, straight, or bent down at the tip, which is depressed and obtuse, channelled through almost to the tip ; wings long with the first quill longest; tail short, even ; tarsus rather short, scutellate anteriorly ; toes free, or barely united by a small web.

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 TRINGA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
353
M_ID: 
4321
M_SN: 
Calidris
Term name: 
id: 
12020

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