Genus DISSEMURUS

GENUS, Dissemurus, Glog.

Bill lengthened, strong, moderately depressed at the base, compressed towards the tip; the culmen well curved and hooked, and distinctly notched, and the ridge well developed; rictal bristles long, rather weak; a few short frontal plumes cresting the nostrils, but they mostly rise up and fall back over the forehead, forming a fine crest; tail forked ; the outermost pair have the inner webs gradually thinning off, and the shaft is bare for some distance, terminating in a web, long and broadish on the outer side, with a narrow and short web on the inner side.

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 DISSEMURUS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
156
M_ID: 
19549
M_SN: 
Dicrurus
Term name: 
id: 
11501

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