Genus CORYDON

Genus CORYDON.

Corydon Lesson, Man. d'Orn., p. 177 (1828). Type, Corydon sumatranus Raffles.

The genus Corydon is distinguished by its very broad and comparatively deep bill, well hooked at the tip; the upper mandible is overhanging and more convex near the gape than in Eurylaimus; there are no rictal bristles, but there are plumules situated in a nude area between the eye and the bill; the tarsus is scutellated in front; sexes alike.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Genus CORYDON
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
464
M_ID: 
12516
M_SN: 
Corydon
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
4261

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