Genus BERENICORNIS

The only species of this genus is distinguished by its very full crest of loose-textured, hair-like feathers. This crest covers the crown ; the feathers of the lores are similar and equally long, and are directed upwards and forwards. Bill large, curved, compressed ; casque as in Anorrhinus, but small. Tail long, white, middle pair of feathers considerably exceeding the others.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Genus BERENICORNIS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
153
M_ID: 
7414
M_SN: 
Hemiprocne
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1471

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