Genus CHRYSOCOCCYX

GENUS, Chrysococcyx, Boie.

Bill as in cuculus, but a little more depressed at the base, and quite entire at tip; wings pointed ; second quill longer than the fourth; third nearly as long; the feathers of the rump and upper tail-coverts soft; and tarsi very short and much plumed.

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 CHRYSOCOCCYX
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
128
M_ID: 
6123
M_SN: 
Chrysococcyx
Term name: 
id: 
11416

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