Genus CHIBIA

Chibia Hodgs., Ind. Rev., i, p. 324 (1837). Type, Chibia hottentotta Linn.

In Chibia the bill is long, pointed and curved downwards. The plumage is very glossy and the feathers of the sides of the neck greatly lengthened and lanceolate. About half-a-dozen long hairs spring from the posterior crown lying over the neck and back; the tail is nearly square and the tips of the outermost feathers curved upwards.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.2 1924.
Title in Book: 
Genus CHIBIA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1924
Page No: 
370
M_ID: 
19549
M_SN: 
Dicrurus
Volume: 
Vol. 2
Term name: 
id: 
3406

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