Genus CORVUS

GENUS, Corvus, Lin.

Bill long, very strong and thick, straight; the culmen more or less elevated ; nares protected by very long and rigid bristles ; wing long and pointed, first quill short; second a little shorter than the third and fourth, and the fifth usually subequal to them ; tail moderate, even, or somewhat rounded ; tarsus very stout, of moderate Length, with strong scutae ; feet moderate ; lateral toes about equal ; claws sharp, and strongly 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 CORVUS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
250
M_ID: 
20515
M_SN: 
Corvus
Term name: 
id: 
11765

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