Genus GRUS

Genus GRUS.

Grus=a Crane, in classical Latin; akin to , gallus, garrio~ I chatter, etc.

Base of bill, orbits, and sometimes whole head nude. Wings long, third quill usually longest. Remiges thirty-three. Tertiaries lengthened and overhanging. Tail short. Sexes alike. The greater part of Europe and N. Asia, N.E. Africa, India, China, and N. America.

Without straw-like bristles on the nape. Nostrils linear.

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 GRUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
135
M_ID: 
3801
M_SN: 
Grus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12820

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