Genus PARRA

GENUS, Parra (METOPODIUS.)

Bill moderate, stout, compressed, thick at the base; culmen curved at the tip ; forehead with a lappet of skin ; tail short; nostrils small, ovate, in the middle of the bill; wings moderate or short, second and third quills longest, first sub-equal, spurred at the shoulder; tarsus long; feet enormous, the toes long and thin, and the claws very long and pointed : hind-claw especially 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 PARRA
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
362
M_ID: 
4151
M_SN: 
Metopidius
Term name: 
id: 
12050

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