Genus CICONIA

Genus CICONIA.

Ciconia = a Stork, in classical Latin. Cognate with cano~I sing, = a Swan,— a sharp sound, =a din.

Bill convex above; genys inclining upwards. Crown and cheeks feathered.

Orbits naked. Toes strongly webbed. Claws short, broad, and depressed. Third and fourth quills longest. Partially aquatic. Palaearctic, Ethiopian, and Indian regions, but not reaching Australian region.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus CICONIA
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
190
M_ID: 
2068
M_SN: 
Ciconia
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12976

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