Genus TIGA

This genus is very close to Brachypternus, and differs chiefly in having no hallux (first digit or inner hind toe); the coronal feathers are more elongate and the wing more pointed. It represents Brachypternus east of the Bay of Bengal, but is also found in the Indian Peninsula.

Key to the Species.

A single black line down middle of throat………………….T. javanensis, p. 61.
Two black lines with a brownish space between them down middle of throat………………….T. shorei, p. 62.

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 TIGA
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
61
M_ID: 
10961
M_SN: 
Dryocopus
Volume: 
vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1350

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