Genus METOPIDIUS

Genus METOPIDIUS.

=on the forehead.

With frontal lappet. Short tail. First and second quills longest. Primaries not produced. Wing-spur obtuse and feeble. No distinct breeding plumage, and no sign of a winter plumage; the change from the young plumage to that of the adult is effected by a direct moult, without any change in the pattern of the feather.

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 METOPIDIUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
151
M_ID: 
4151
M_SN: 
Metopidius
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12864

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