Genus DICAEUM

GENUS, Dicaeum, Cuvier.

Bill short, broad at the base, suddenly compressed beyond, tip entire, culmen curved; nostrils triangular ; wings lengthened, with nine primaries, the first three are about equal, the second slightly the longest; tail short, even; feet with the lateral toes unequal, the outer-toe a good deal syndactyle.

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 DICAEUM
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
138
M_ID: 
28669
M_SN: 
Dicaeum
Term name: 
id: 
11447

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