Genus CHIBIA

GENUS, Chibia, Hodgson.

Bill lengthened, compressed, curved both on the culmen and commissure, more slender than in others of the family, slightly hooked at the tip, and obsoletely notched ; rictal bristles short and feeble ; nostrils denuded ; a crest of hair arising from the forehead and falling back over neck ; tail forked ; outer tail-feathers slightly lengthened, turned up into a sort of scoop ; plumage of the head and neck highly lanceolate, especially on the sides of neck.

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 CHIBIA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
157
M_ID: 
19549
M_SN: 
Dicrurus
Term name: 
id: 
11504

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