Genus DAPTION

Bill short, stout, gonys angulate near the end, and the extremity inclined upward; nostrils terminating in a single orifice, but divided within. Wings long, 1st quill longest, secondaries short. Tail rather short, slightly rounded at the end; rectrices 14. Tarsus slender, reticulate, somewhat compressed and shorter than the middle or outer toe ; hind claw stout.

There is only one species.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol. 4. 1898.
Title in Book: 
Genus DAPTION
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1898
Page No: 
357
M_ID: 
1743
M_SN: 
Daption
Volume: 
Vol. 4
Term name: 
id: 
2228

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