Genus MYIOPHONUS

GENUS, Myiophonus, Temm.

Bill large, strong, compressed, of moderate Length, nearly straight, strongly hooked at tip, and slightly notched ; rictal bristles almost wanting; nares round, with some frontal plumes and hairs at their base ; wing long, rather pointed ; fourth and fifth quills nearly equal; fifth longest; tail moderate, even, or slightly rounded; tarsus long, stout, entire; feet strong; middle-toe long; laterals short, nearly equal; claws strong, well curved.

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 MYIOPHONUS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
168
M_ID: 
28212
M_SN: 
Myophonus
Term name: 
id: 
11537

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