Genus CHAETORNIS

GENUS, Chaetornis, Grey.

Bill very short, strong, high, compressed, curved on the culmen, strongly hooked at the tip, and notched; five remarkably strong bristles between the gape and the eyes, forming an almost vertical range curved stiffly outwards ; wing somewhat long; third quill longest; fourth and fifth nearly equal to it; second equal to the seventh ; feet and legs strong ; tarsus moderately long, the middle-toe elongate ; laterals unequal; inner-toe very versatile ; hind-toe long ; all the claws slightly curved.

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 CHAETORNIS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
183
M_ID: 
23462
M_SN: 
Chaetornis
Term name: 
id: 
11582

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