Genus TANTALUS

GENUS, Tantalus, Lin.

Bill lengthened, straight; culmen rounded; the tip bent down, slightly emarginated ; nostrils basal, superior; head,. cheeks, and throat bare; legs lengthened; tibia nude for half its length; tarsus long, reticulated ; toes moderately long, with a web between the front toes; hind-toe moderately long, slightly raised.

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 TANTALUS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
387
M_ID: 
2058
M_SN: 
Mycteria
Term name: 
id: 
12117

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