GENUS, Chalcophaps, Gould.
Bill slender; wings moderately long ; second and third quills nearly equal and longest; tail rather short, rounded; tarsus moderately long, not feathered; toes long ; hind-toe lengthened; claws moderately curved.
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
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