Genus MYIAGRA

GENUS, Myiagra (Hypothymis) Vigors.

Bill of moderate Length, broad, triangular, suddenly narrowed, straight; tip well hooked and distinctly notched; rictal bristles long, slender, numerous; nostrils small, basal, plumed at the base and overhung by a few fine hairs ; wings moderate, broad, fourth and fifth quills about equal and longest; tail rather long, even or slightly rounded ; tarsus rather short; feet very small; outer-toe much longer than inner one, much syndactyle.

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 MYIAGRA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
159
M_ID: 
19852
M_SN: 
Hypothymis
Term name: 
id: 
11513

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