Genus CALORHAMPHUS

Bill stout, culmen much curved, sharply angulate, upper mandible not swollen at the base; nostrils partly overhung, but not concealed, by feathers and a few bristles; no bristles on chin ; feathers of crown with coarse shafts, of which the ends are prolonged as free bristles. Wings rounded, tail slightly rounded. Sexes alike except in the colour of the bill.

A genus of two small dull-coloured species, brown above, whitish below, confined to the Malay countries. One is found in Southern Tenasserim.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Genus CALORHAMPHUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
82
M_ID: 
10102
M_SN: 
Caloramphus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1381

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