Genus EURYNORHYNCHUS

This curious little genus is easily recognized by its remarkable bill, which is depressed throughout, and for nearly two-thirds of its length is not much broader than high, but the terminal third of both mandibles is expanded into a flat quadrilateral disk, bluntly angulate at each side and at the end. The nostrils small and basal. In other respects this genus resembles Tringa.

A single migratory species, found in Eastern Asia and Alaska.

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 EURYNORHYNCHUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1898
Page No: 
271
M_ID: 
4366
M_SN: 
Eurynorhynchus
Volume: 
Vol. 4
Term name: 
id: 
2121

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