Genus CHAPTIA

The genus Chaptia, resembles Dicrurus in many respects. It differs chiefly in its very depressed and flattened bill, and in the pointed character of the feathers of the crown and hind neck. The plumage is very glossy. The tail is much forked, the middle pair of feathers reaching very little beyond the middle of the tail.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
Genus CHAPTIA
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
318
M_ID: 
19549
M_SN: 
Dicrurus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
458

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