Genus LEPTOPTILUS

Genus LEPTOPTILUS.

=thin; = a wing.

Bill enormous. Head and neck more or less nude, with fluffy down or a few hair-like feathers. Pendent neck-pouch. Under-tail somewhat decomposed, and called Marabou feathers. Adjutants as scavengers are in many places protected by law. Africa and India, extending to the Indo-Malayan subregion.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus LEPTOPTILUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
192
M_ID: 
2088
M_SN: 
Leptoptilos
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12985

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith