Genus DENDROCYGNA

GENUS, Dendrocygna, Sws.

Bill rather large, lengthened, of uniform width, slightly elevated at the base ; wings short, broad, rounded; second, third, and fourth primaries sub-equal and longest; secondaries long; tarsus long and stout; feet large ; hind-toe rather long.

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 DENDROCYGNA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
398
M_ID: 
240
M_SN: 
Dendrocygna
Term name: 
id: 
12154

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