Genus GYPS

GENUS, Gyps, Sav.

Tail with twelve or fourteen feathers; bill more lengthened than in Vultur ; culmen more gradually curving, much rounded and compressed beyond the cere; nostrils oblong, oblique, or transverse ; head and neck clothed with soft down ; the bottom of the neck with a ruff of lengthened feathers.

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 GYPS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
4
M_ID: 
2643
M_SN: 
Gyps
Term name: 
id: 
11163

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