Family RHYNCOPIDAE

Family RHYNCOPIDAE.

Both mandibles greatly compressed, the lower much longer than the upper, both convex on the sides towards the base; in the nestling when first hatched the bill is like that of a young Tern.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Family RHYNCOPIDAE
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
150
M_ID: 
4427
M_SN: 
Laridae
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
4949

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