Genus CROSSOPTILUM

shaggy hair, a tuft of hair ; =a, feather.
Tail longer than wing, of twenty to twenty-four feathers, mid pair elongated, webs long and decomposed. Sides of face naked, red, and covered with small papillae. Ear-coverts forming long white tufts. Sexes alike. Male with short, stout spurs. Found in companies. Roost on trees.

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 CROSSOPTILUM
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
72
M_ID: 
1558
M_SN: 
Crossoptilon
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12660

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