Genus TURDINUS

The genus Turdinus differs from all the other genera of this subfamily with stout straight bills in having the nostrils oval and exposed, not protected by a membrane. As restricted here, it contains but one Indian species. This has a very short tail.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
Genus TURDINUS
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
153
M_ID: 
24561
M_SN: 
Malacocincla
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
211

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