Genus DROMAS

Bill strong, longer than head, compressed, smooth, not grooved ; culmen regularly curved ; angle of lower mandible prominent, situated near the base; nostrils oval, near base of bill, situated in a small depression, not in a groove; wings long, pointed, 1st quill longest; tail nearly even; half the tibia bare; tarsi long, shielded in front and behind ; toes long, much webbed, especially between the 3rd and 4th, middle claw broad, dilated on the inner side, and notched or subpectinated. Feathers of interscapulary tract much lengthened, covering the lower back.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol. 4. 1898.
Title in Book: 
Genus DROMAS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1898
Page No: 
208
M_ID: 
3964
M_SN: 
Dromas
Volume: 
Vol. 4
Term name: 
id: 
2038

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