Family HELIORNITHIDAE

Family HELIORNITHIDAE.

Externally like, but larger than Rails. Toes with scalloped lateral webs. No after-shaft. Fifth secondary present (wanting in Heliornis). Tail of eighteen feathers. Young hatched naked and helpless.

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 HELIORNITHIDAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
134
M_ID: 
3359
M_SN: 
Heliornithidae
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12815

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