Genus CARPODACUS

The birds of the genus Carpodacus differ from those of the genus Propasser in having a longer and more pointed wing, the secondaries falling short of the tip of the wing by a distance greater than the length of the tarsus, and in having no supercilium.

Key to the Species.

a. Wing under 3.5 C. erythrinus, p. 219.
b. Wing considerably over 4 C. severtzovi, p. 220

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.2 1890.
Title in Book: 
Genus CARPODACUS
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1890
Page No: 
219
M_ID: 
30672
M_SN: 
Carpodacus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
1045

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