FAMILY, Tantalidae

FAMILY, Tantalidae.

Bill long, more or less thick, arched In many; the culmen rounded and bent; nostrils usually basal; wings long; tail rather short; tarsus long or moderate; feet moderate; anterior toes joined at the base by web; hind-toe moderate, or rather short, resting on the ground.

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: 
Family Tantalidae
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
387
M_ID: 
2057
M_SN: 
Ciconiidae
Term name: 
id: 
12115

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