Genus ORIOLUS

GENUS, Oriolus, Linnaeus.

Bill long, slightly broad at the base, somewhat curved at the culmen, which is keeled, slightly hooked at tip, distinctly notched; nostrils basal and lateral, longitudinal, pierced in membrane, nearly apert; wings lengthened, first quill very short, second a little shorter than the third which is longest; tail sub-even, with long coverts ; tarsus short; feet moderately strong; anterior scales of tarsus divided ; claws moderate, 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 ORIOLUS
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
193
M_ID: 
19448
M_SN: 
Oriolus
Term name: 
id: 
11617

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