Genus PSEUDOTANTALUS

Genus PSEUDO TANTALUS.

Tantalus, King of Phrygia, ancestor of the Pelopidae (akin ), probably in relation to the mythological story of his hanging balanced over water.

Bill very large, thick, rounded, and smooth. Tip of bill bent down, emarginated. Crown, throat, and face bare, but not the neck. Under tail-coverts extend beyond tail.

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 PSEUDOTANTALUS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
193
M_ID: 
2058
M_SN: 
Mycteria
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12988

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