Genus MIXORNIS

GENUS, Mixornis, Hodgson.

Bill rather long, compressed, with a tendency to arch ; tip blunt, barely notched ; nostrils ovoid, advanced; wings moderate, rounded, the first four quills graduated, fifth and sixth sub-equal and longest; tail moderate or rather short, laterals very unequal; hind-toe large, nails well curved.

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 MIXORNIS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
176
M_ID: 
24350
M_SN: 
Macronus
Term name: 
id: 
11561

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