Genus FALCO

GENUS, Falco, Lin.

Bill with the upper mandible furnished with one strong tooth ; nostrils round, with a central tubercle; wings long and pointed, reaching nearly to the end of the tail, the first one or two quills notched internally, the second quill longest; the tail rather short; tarsus short, strong, reticulated, feathered at the knee; toes long, scutellated, the middle-toe very long, outer-toe longer than the inner; claws long and sharp ; inner fore and hind-claw very large.

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 FALCO
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
9
M_ID: 
11254
M_SN: 
Falco
Term name: 
id: 
11176

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