Genus FULICA

Genus FULICA.

Fulica=a Coot, in classical Latin; akin to =bald-headed.

Bill with shield on forehead. Toes lobed and clear to base. Tarsus with membranous fringe behind. Second and third quills longest. Remiges twenty-five. Secondaries as long as primaries. Plumage dark grey or blackish. Sexes alike.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus FULICA
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
132
M_ID: 
3760
M_SN: 
Fulica
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12813

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