Genus THRIPONAX

GENUS, Thriponax.

Lateral ridge prominent near the culmen, which is sharp and very slightly arched; gonys hardly half the length of the under mandible; toes short; anterior toe longer than the versatile one; claws very large ; neck long and slender; head, with a short compact crest; wings and tail long, the latter cuneate.

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 THRIPONAX
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
116
M_ID: 
10961
M_SN: 
Dryocopus
Term name: 
id: 
11380

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