Genus GAUROPICOIDES

Three toes only, the hallux or inner posterior toe wanting; hind toe shorter than outer fore toe. Bill with the culmen straight and sharply angulate, the nasal ridge well marked, near the culmen; nostrils at base of bill, nasal plumes short, but covering the nostrils. Tail-feathers narrow, all pointed except the outer pair, which are but little shorter than the next. AVings very rounded.

Coloration yellow above, brown below, the head banded with black and white at the side; male with a red, female with a black cap. A single species.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Genus GAUROPICOIDES
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
63
M_ID: 
11093
M_SN: 
Dinopium
Volume: 
vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1353

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