Genus LARVIVORA

GENUS, Larvivora, Hodgs.

Bill rather slender, straight, more or less compressed, very feebly notched at the tip, slightly deflected, with the ridge of the upper mandible very slightly elevated between the nostrils, and the gape very feebly bristled; wings moderate, strong ; first quill short; third, fourth and fifth quills about equal and longest; tail rather short, and the feathers slightly mucronate at the tip, even, or nearly so ; tarsus long, slender, nearly smooth ; toes long, slender; claws long, moderately curved, much compressed.

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 LARVIVORA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
208
M_ID: 
28120
M_SN: 
Larvivora
Term name: 
id: 
11653

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