Genus DAPTION

Genus DAPTION.

Bill short, thick, and well hooked at tip. Lower mandible truncated. Few lamellae on inner margin of upper mandible. Inter-ramal space bare. Nostrils terminating in single orifice, but divided within. Wings long. First primary longest. Tail short, slightly rounded, of fourteen feathers. Tarsus reticulate. Claw of hind toe stout.

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 DAPTION
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
246
M_ID: 
1743
M_SN: 
Daption
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13118

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