Family GLAREOLIDAE

Family GLAREOLIDAE.

COURIER PLOVERS or COURSERS, and SWALLOW

PLOVERS or PRATINCOLES. Bill short and arched. Nostrils in a depression, not in a groove. Fourth and third toe united by web. Mid claw pectinated. Tarsus transversely scaled in front and behind. With or without a hind toe. Confined to the Eastern Hemisphere. Young hatched covered with down, and able to run in a few hours.

Subfamily CURSORIINAE. No hind toe.

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: 
Family GLAREOLIDAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
145
M_ID: 
4380
M_SN: 
Glareolidae
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12850

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