Genus ACANTHIS

Acanthis Bechst.. Orn. Taschenb., p. 125 (1805). Type, Acanthis linaria Linn.

The genus Acanthis contains the Linnets, forms of two species being found in the Himalayas. The bill in this genus is short, straight and pointed, the wing is long and the sexes only differ in that the female has no red on the plumage.

Key to Species.

A. Throat streaked…………A. cannabina, p. 154.
B. Throat unstreaked…………A. flavirostris, p. 155.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Genus ACANTHIS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
154
M_ID: 
30957
M_SN: 
Linaria
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3884

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