Genus MYZORNIS

The genus Myzornis contains one species of brilliant green plumage, an inhabitant of the higher portions of the Himalayas.

In Myzornis the bill is slender and nearly as long as the head, distinctly notched, with the culmen gently curved; the nostrils are longitudinal and covered by a membrane ; the rictal bristles weak. The head is not crested, but the feathers of the crown are somewhat Lengthened. The wing is round; the tail is about two thirds the Length of the wing and slightly rounded, and the tarsus is long and slender.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
Genus MYZORNIS
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
233
M_ID: 
25107
M_SN: 
Myzornis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
338

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