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.