Genus AMADINA

GENUS, Amadina. (Munia.)

Bill very thick and at the base as deep as long, compressed at the tip; culmen arched, flattened, prolonged backward to a point of the forehead ; gape strongly angulated ; nares round, sunk and free; wings short; first primary minute, the three next nearly equal ; tail moderate or short, rounded or wedged; tarsus stout, moderate; toes long, slender ; claws long.

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 AMADINA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
262
M_ID: 
30104
M_SN: 
Lonchura
Term name: 
id: 
11798

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