Family OTIDIDAE

Family OTIDIDAE.

BUSTARDS and FLORIKINS.

Bill flattened and obtuse. Three short toes, with connecting membrane. Plumage mottled and game-like. Rectrices sixteen to twenty. Primaries eleven. Secondaries nearly as long as primaries. Fifth secondary wanting. After-shaft. A gular pouch in some species. No lateral bare tract on side of neck. Tarsi covered with reticulate scales. No hind toe. Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

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: 
Family OTIDIDAE
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
138
M_ID: 
3244
M_SN: 
Otididae
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12828

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