Genus NEOPUS

GENUS, Neopus, Hodgson.

Bill rather small, slight, bending from the base, much hooked at tip, with a slight festoon in the upper mandible; cere rather large; nostrils ovoid, oblique ; wing very long, equal to or exceeding the long tail; fourth and fifth quills equal and longest; first quill short; second nearly equal to the third; the larger quills strongly emarginate; tail long, slightly rounded; tarsus feathered, somewhat feeble, of moderate length ; toes short, unequal, the outer-toe very short, and the claw small; inner-toe very large, nearly as long as the central one, and stouter, and the claw much larger, longer than the hind-claw; all the claws moderately curved.

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 NEOPUS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
31
M_ID: 
2761
M_SN: 
Ictinaetus
Term name: 
id: 
11205

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