Genus MEGAPODIUS

Genus MEGAPODIUS.

=great; =a foot.

Dull green plumage. Long hind toe. Claws long and straight. Tail of twelve feathers. First primary equal to or shorter than tenth (fifth longest). Secondaries as long as the primaries. Fore part of legs covered by a single row of large scales. From the Friendly Islands and Australia to the Philippines and Celebes.

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 MEGAPODIUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
112
M_ID: 
613
M_SN: 
Megapodius
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12769

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