Genus MYZ0RNIS

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 are weak; the head is not crested, but the feathers of the crown are somewhat lengthened; the wing is rounded; the tail about two-thirds the length of the wing and slightly graduated and the tarsus is long and slender. The sexes are dissimilar.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.1 1922.
Title in Book: 
Genus MYZ0RNIS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1922
Page No: 
344
M_ID: 
25107
M_SN: 
Myzornis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
2821

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