Genus GORSACHIUS

Bill stout and short, culmen shorter than middle toe and claw, which measure considerably less than the tarsus ; groove on upper mandible large and deep; nostrils large and open. Feet small; hind toe long; toes bordered by a narrow membrane; tarsus reticulated. Neck short and densely feathered; head crested ; tail short, of 12 feathers.

Two species are known, both from the Oriental Region ; one is Indian.

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 GORSACHIUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1898
Page No: 
398
M_ID: 
2222
M_SN: 
Gorsachius
Volume: 
Vol. 4
Term name: 
id: 
2282

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